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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.
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.
Patrick Leahy, the author of the controversial Protect IP Act, has bowed to public pressure and will delete the sections dealing with DNS blocking.
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.
According to Sen. Patrick Leahy, the hearing will give the Senate Judiciary Committee a chance to discuss Net neutrality, among other issues.
The social-media platform was designed to attract young Cubans and get them to rebel against the country's communist government.
Proposal that supposedly increases oversight of the National Security Agency instead could hinder companies trying to challenge warrantless demands for their confidential customer data.
The NSA whistleblower says the latest development “marks the beginning of a new effort to reclaim our rights from the NSA.”
Innovation Act aims to discourage frivolous lawsuits by creating new requirements plaintiffs must meet to file patent infringement lawsuits.
Patrick Leahy is a Democratic senator from Vermont. The story originally misidentified the state he represents.