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Turkey approves legislation to block Internet sites

Passed by Turkey's parliament, the bill would allow the government to cut off access to any site without the need for court approval, says the Wall Street Journal.

By Feb. 6, 2014


Obama said to announce legislation halting NSA’s phone record collecting

Major legislative proposals to the government’s surveillance programs -- specifically those that gather bulk call data on US residents -- are expected to be revealed this week.

By Mar. 24, 2014


SOPA legislation

When Rep. Lamar Smith announced the Stop Online Piracy Act in late 2011, he knew it was going to be controversial. But the Texas Republican probably never anticipated the broad and fierce outcry from Internet users that SOPA provoked.

By Dec. 11, 2012


Roaming charges could be quashed by EU legislation next week

EU legislation will be proposed next week that could put an end to roaming charges.

By Sep. 8, 2013


EU feeling pressure to tweak data, privacy legislation

Some European Union member states want the European Commission to ease off certain elements of proposed legislation concerning data protection and privacy.

By Mar. 7, 2013


Uber on the road to reconciliation in D.C. with new legislation

The embattled car service scores victory with city council's approval of a legislative framework for "digital dispatch" transportation services.

By Dec. 4, 2012


Conservative groups dump on Pandora's royalty legislation

Citizens Against Government Waste joins the likes of artists such as Rihanna and Katy Perry in opposing the Internet Radio Fairness Act ahead of tomorrow's hearing.

By Nov. 27, 2012


NAACP calls Pandora-backed legislation unfair

In a letter to Congress, the civil rights group asks that lawmakers vote no on legislation designed to cut the rates paid by Pandora and other Webcasters to artists -- some of whom are elderly Motown performers who weren't compensated fairly for their original work.

By Nov. 8, 2012


White House proposes cybersecurity legislation

Proposal is designed to prod Congress into enacting new laws, which have been stalled over concerns about privacy, Internet "kill switches," and overreaching regulation.

By May. 12, 2011


Senator proposes mobile-privacy legislation

Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat, tells audience at the Cato Institute that a search warrant should be required before police can track your electronic whereabouts.

By Jan. 26, 2011