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Apple has responded to a letter from U.S. Congressman Edward Markey about what it does with location data from iOS devices. While much of it is a rehash of the Q&A, Apple says there's an unnamed third-party that's getting some of the data.
The company is implementing new restrictions around the sale of regulated items following pressure from gun-control advocates.
The FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says he has a plan to re-instate the agency's Open Internet rules, which the public will hear about in more detail in the "coming days."
Democrats in the House and Senate have introduced legislation that will give the FCC authority to impose its Net neutrality rules until it can come up with a more permanent legal fix.
Sen. Edward Markey says the Federal Aviation Administration needs to adopt privacy regulations before allowing services like Amazon Prime Air, which will use drones to deliver packages, to get off the ground.
Requests for customer mobile phone data from federal, state, and local authorities topped 1 million, says a US senator. But no carrier said whether it had received requests under the Patriot Act.
Sen. Edward Markey sends a letter to the Federal Trade Commission asking whether Google's upcoming changes to its Terms of Service violate a 2011 privacy settlement over its scrapped Buzz service.
Agency asked to review whether social network's proposed changes violate a 2011 settlement agreement.
A report out of Congress outlines the increased hacks on power grid computer systems, noting that one utility faces 10,000 attempted cyberattacks per month.
The late Aaron Swartz said in an interview for the documentary film, set to be completed late this year, that he was more worried about the U.S. government than about teenage hackers in basements.