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Democrats Richard Blumenthal and Charles Schumer ask Justice Department to investigate whether requesting job applicants' social network passwords is a violation of federal law.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal calls Sony's response its massive PlayStation Network security breach "unconscionable and unacceptable," according to a New York Times report.
Richard Blumenthal, the outgoing attorney general in Connecticut, has demanded that Google turn over the Wi-Fi data it collected in its Street View project.
Attorney General Richard Blumenthal will lead an investigation into Google's Wi-Fi spying scandal, which continues to create legal headaches for the company.
In a statement Connecticut's Attorney General Richard Blumenthal said his office is investigating whether e-book deals among Amazon.com and Apple and major book publishers are anticompetitive.
Lawmakers say the NSA could have used less-intrusive methods to gather data.
On the heels of proposed California legislation, federal lawmakers also get on board with a bill requiring security features on all cell phones.
This summer's partisan sparring that derailed a federal cybersecurity law has resumed, with Democrats proposing an executive order and Republicans saying it would levy "more mandates and regulations."
A bipartisan group of senators introduces a bill that would prohibit the bulk collection of e-mail and phone records of US citizens.
The FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says he has a plan to re-instate the agency's Open Internet rules, which the public will hear about in more detail in the "coming days."