Two Democrats offer a glimmer of hope to Senate Republicans looking to revive a bill that would put the FCC's rules preserving an open Internet into law, but with key differences. But there are major sticking points.
Passage of the USA Freedom Act revises the controversial national security policy created after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
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.
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As a key deadline approaches, the US Senate votes against extending a controversial National Security Agency program -- but votes down a bill designed to reform it.
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.
Technically Incorrect: A study shows that 70 percent of people admit to engaging in some phone activity at the wheel: 28 percent surf the Web, 30 percent send tweets "all the time," and it doesn't stop there.
In Iceland recently, CNET's Eric Mack tracked down one of the world's most impressive geek politicians, Pirate Party leader Birgitta Jonsdottir.
Opponents worry that data-sharing legislation could lead to increased government surveillance.