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Democrat: Republicans got me banned on Facebook

A poster to pro-Democratic Facebook pages such as that of Rachel Maddow says his posts are being flagged as spam by political opponents, earning him a Facebook suspension. He says he's not alone.

By Mar. 21, 2012


SOPA bill won't make U.S. a 'repressive regime,' Democrat says

A last-minute campaign against the Stop Online Piracy Act may be working. It certainly has House members on the defensive at this morning's hearing.

By Nov. 16, 2011


Net neutrality gets a boost from leading Democrat

House Energy & Commerce Committee Chairman Henry Waxman says he has added himself as a co-sponsor to a Net neutrality bill.

By Sep. 17, 2009


Democrat wants to require disability-friendly Internet phones, video

Rep. Edward Markey is drafting legislation that would extend closed captioning and other rules for traditional TVs and telephones to their Internet-enabled counterparts.

By May. 1, 2008


Democrat wants u 2 txt 4 peace in Iraq

Rep. Dennis Kucinich, the 2008 presidential candidate from Ohio, launches campaign aimed at giving war opponents another means of reaching the White House and Congress.

By Jul. 23, 2007


Senator blasts leaks in FTC's Google investigation

Democrat Ron Wyden says it's "wrong" for Federal Trade Commission officials to disclose confidential information about antitrust probes.

By Jan. 9, 2013


Congressional leaders call for Communications Act makeover

Reps. Fred Upton (R-Mich) and Greg Walden (R-Ore.) say it's time to bring the 1996 law, which governs the nation's communications networks, into the 21st century.

By Dec. 3, 2013


Want to see Aereo survive? This senate bill does too

If courts decide the streamer of over-the-air TV isn't breaching copyright, proposed legislation would keep hefty content fees out of Aereo's costs. It's one facet of a bill Sen. Jay Rockefeller says will make online video more competitive.

By Nov. 12, 2013


New Senate, House bills would restore Net neutrality

Democrats in the House and Senate have introduced legislation that will give the FCC authority to impose its Net neutrality rules until it can come up with a more permanent legal fix.

By Feb. 3, 2014


Police would need warrants for e-mail, phone tracking, bill says

Rep. Zoe Lofgren, whose district includes the heart of Silicon Valley, announces another attempt at a privacy bill that's certain to be opposed by law enforcement organizations.

By Mar. 6, 2013