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Apple responds to Rep. Markey on location

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.

By May 10, 2011

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Rep. Markey: Don't turn BitTorrent into 'BitTrickle'

At start of hearing at Harvard Law School about Comcast's slowdown of file-sharing traffic, federal regulators warn that they're not taking the allegations lightly.

By February 25, 2008

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Amazon 'drones' stir up privacy concerns among lawmakers

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.

By December 2, 2013

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Carriers got 1M gov't, police requests for data in 2012

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.

By December 9, 2013

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New Senate, House bills would restore Net neutrality

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.

By February 3, 2014

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Senator to FTC: Does Google ad change break privacy deal?

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.

By October 12, 2013

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Facebook to police private sale of firearms

The company is implementing new restrictions around the sale of regulated items following pressure from gun-control advocates.

By March 5, 2014

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Power utilities claim 'daily' and 'constant' cyberattacks, says report

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.

By May 21, 2013

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Lawmakers demand answers from Apple on iPhone tracking

Rep. Ed Markey is the latest politician on Capitol Hill to ask Apple for answers over a report that says the company's iOS software keeps track of users' location.

By April 21, 2011

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Congressional Privacy Caucus takes aim at data brokers

The caucus, made up of both Democrats and Republicans, has requested information from companies that collect, analyze, and sell consumer information.

By July 25, 2012