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Calif. lawmaker to introduce smartphone 'kill switch' bill

Sen. Mark Leno wants to make the security feature -- aimed at bricking stolen smartphones -- the law.

By December 19, 2013

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Amazon 'drones' stir up privacy concerns among lawmakers

Sen. Edward Markey says the Federal Aviation Administration needs to adopt privacy regulations before allowing services like Amazon Prime Air, which will use drones to deliver packages, to get off the ground.

By December 2, 2013

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In letter to German lawmakers, Snowden speaks of his 'moral duty to act'

In note delivered to German legislators, former NSA contractor defends his leak of documents and says he'd be willing to travel to Germany to testify in probe of US spying there.

By November 1, 2013

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Airbnb host creates petition to confront New York lawmakers

The battle between Airbnb and New York state becomes more entrenched as thousands of members sign a petition asking lawmakers to fix a "poorly written law" and allow them to operate freely.

By October 14, 2013

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Like U.S. lawmakers, Brits raise spying fears over Huawei gear

A new report from the Intelligence and Security Committee in the British Parliament questions the procedures and protocols used that allowed the Chinese telecom-gear maker to expand its operations in that country.

By June 6, 2013

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Lawmakers lambaste Apple's tax strategy as 'an absurdity'

As CEO Tim Cook prepares to testify before a congressional subcommittee, senators portray Apple as having exploited tax loopholes to escape paying its fair share.

By May 21, 2013

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Don't Glass and drive -- lawmakers seek to ban Google Glass on the road

West Virginia lawmakers are already pouncing on the existence of Google Glass and introducing a bill that would prohibit drivers from making a spectacle of themselves.

By March 23, 2013

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Lawmakers introduce bill on warrantless GPS tracking

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is trying to make warrants mandatory for tracking suspects with GPS devices.

By March 22, 2013

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Lawmakers join effort to legalize cell phone unlocking

A day after the Obama administration endorsed an online petition to legalize cell phone unlocking, a senator introduces a bill that would allow consumers to take their handsets to other carriers.

By March 5, 2013

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Facebook spent $4 million to lobby U.S. lawmakers in 2012

The social network is spending millions to advance a pro-Facebook agenda in the nation's capital. Cue the cynicism.

By January 23, 2013