Legislators rejected a bill requiring device makers like Apple to include antitheft software on smartphones sold in the state. Their reason: It would be bad for business.
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.
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.
EU legislation will be proposed next week that could put an end to roaming charges.
A bill requiring smartphone makers to include antitheft software on devices sold in California is one step away from becoming law.
Some European Union member states want the European Commission to ease off certain elements of proposed legislation concerning data protection and privacy.
The bill was designed to curb NSA surveillance. But many groups withdrew their support after it was "watered down."
The hometown of these peer-to-peer networks is cracking down on short-term rentals. CNET talks to the San Francisco lawmaker who's leading the charge.
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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.