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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 Nov. 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 Nov. 20, 2012

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Sen. Leahy bows to pressure, pledges to amend Protect IP bill

Patrick Leahy, the author of the controversial Protect IP Act, has bowed to public pressure and will delete the sections dealing with DNS blocking.

By Jan. 12, 2012

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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 Jan. 8, 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 Feb. 25, 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 Apr. 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 Mar. 26, 2014

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NSA Senate oversight bill may handcuff U.S. companies

Proposal that supposedly increases oversight of the National Security Agency instead could hinder companies trying to challenge warrantless demands for their confidential customer data.

By Jul. 9, 2013

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House passes bill aimed at curbing patent troll lawsuits

Innovation Act aims to discourage frivolous lawsuits by creating new requirements plaintiffs must meet to file patent infringement lawsuits.

By Dec. 5, 2013

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Senate bill rewrite lets feds read your e-mail without warrants

Proposed law scheduled for a vote next week originally increased Americans' e-mail privacy. Then law enforcement complained. Now it increases government access to e-mail and other digital files.

By Nov. 20, 2012