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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


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


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


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


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


Photocopier fallout: Congress, FTC 'concerned'

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

By May 18, 2010


Democrat wants to require disability-friendly Internet phones, video

Rep. Edward Markey is drafting legislation that would extend closed captioning and other rules for traditional TVs and telephones to their Internet-enabled counterparts.

By May 1, 2008


Democratic bill could force Apple, AT&T to unlock iPhone

Rep. Ed Markey is preparing legislation that would impose a slew of new obligations on wireless carriers, including forcing them to sell unsubsidized phones without long-term contracts.

By February 26, 2008


New Net neutrality proposal planned for January

Rep. Edward Markey (D-Mass.) had hoped to introduce a new bill this month, but staffers say hectic events forced him to push back those plans until early next year.

By December 19, 2007