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Leahy's perennial data privacy bill gets another shot

In the wake of the Target stores' credit card hack, Sen. Patrick Leahy reintroduces a data privacy and protection law that he's wanted Congress to pass since 2005.

By January 8, 2014

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Leahy pledges no warrantless e-mail access for feds

Privacy groups cautiously applaud, but are concerned about a requirement that would force Internet companies to notify police before letting customers know they're under surveillance.

By November 27, 2012

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Leahy scuttles his warrantless e-mail surveillance bill

After public criticism of proposal that lets government agencies warrantlessly access Americans' e-mail, Sen. Patrick Leahy says he will "not support" such an idea at next week's vote.

By November 20, 2012

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With A330neo, Airbus gives new life to an older jet

New jets get a lot of attention at the Farnborough airshow, but Airbus believes there's demand for an older plane revamped with new, more efficient engines.

By July 14, 2014

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Cell phone unlocking bill moves forward in Senate

The Senate Judiciary Committee votes to repeal the cell phone unlocking ban, which could set the stage for allowing consumers to take any mobile device to any wireless carrier.

By July 10, 2014

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Democrats introduce bill to ban 'paid prioritization' on the Net

In attempt to keep Net open to all, bill would require FCC to adopt rule that prevents formation of so-called "Internet fast lane."

By June 17, 2014

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Patent reform bill targeting patent trolls shelved in Senate

Bill aimed at reducing patent litigation removed from agenda after lawmakers failed to reach agreement on key details.

By May 21, 2014

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Secret US-made 'Cuban Twitter' to go under government microscope

The social-media platform was designed to attract young Cubans and get them to rebel against the country's communist government.

By April 4, 2014

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Snowden: Obama’s plan to reform NSA spying is a turning point

The NSA whistleblower says the latest development “marks the beginning of a new effort to reclaim our rights from the NSA.”

By March 26, 2014

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Senate hearing on Comcast, TWC merger set for March 26

According to Sen. Patrick Leahy, the hearing will give the Senate Judiciary Committee a chance to discuss Net neutrality, among other issues.

By February 25, 2014