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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


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


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


Congressman raises privacy concerns over Amazon Silk

One of the key features of Amazon's new Kindle Fire tablet is the Silk browser, which is already causing controversy on its own. Rep. Ed Markey has some questions for Jeff Bezos.

By October 14, 2011


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


Lawmakers fret over Comcast-NBCU deal

Representatives Henry Waxman and Edward Markey have some issues with the proposed Comcast-NBC Universal merger agreement, saying they worry that consumers could suffer.

By December 8, 2010


Politicos press Facebook CEO over privacy flap

Congressmen Ed Markey and Joe Barton, who targeted Apple and Google before, now want Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg to answer some pointed privacy questions.

By October 20, 2010


Democrats push for FCC power over Internet

Google-Verizon proposal for limited Net neutrality rules doesn't allow for sufficient regulation, Rep. Ed Markey and three other House members claim.

By August 17, 2010


Apple responds to query about privacy policy changes

Reps. Markey and Barton asked the company for details on how it collects and shares customers' location information. Apple explains customers always have to opt in to share their anonymized location through iOS.

By July 19, 2010


Photocopier fallout: Congress, FTC 'concerned'

After CBS News investigation, Rep. Ed Markey wants copy machine industry to "step up."

By May 18, 2010