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Sen. Al Franken questions Uber, Lyft over privacy (Q&A)

The Minnesota senator has asked Uber and Lyft to clarify their data collection practices. He believes users should know how their personal information is being collected and used by these ride-sharing services.

By December 16, 2014


Sen. Franken questions Uber about 'troubling disregard' for user privacy

Minnesota Democrat wants answers in the wake of a report that an Uber executive monitored a reporter's movements on the ride-sharing service.

By November 19, 2014


Sen. Feinstein urges San Francisco not to pass 'Airbnb law'

The California senator pushes for city legislators to reject a law that would legalize short-term rentals and pave the way for apartment-sharing sites.

By October 20, 2014


On encryption, Clinton tells Silicon Valley to be a team player

Democratic presidential candidate tells tech companies they need to help track down terrorists but stops short of calling for weaker encryption. It's a balancing act between security and privacy.

By November 19, 2015


Cord cutters cut off from presidential debates

Americans aren't watching TV the way they used to. Cable companies and the two parties are adapting only slowly, if at all.

By November 9, 2015


Sen. Franken urges Netflix to weigh in on Comcast-TWC deal

So far, no big companies have opined on what they think of the massive cable merger -- but Sen. Al Franken wants to change that.

By April 16, 2014


Volkswagen should lose its fuel credits, US senator says

The automaker could face even more fines if its diesel vehicles can't meet both US fuel and emissions standards.

By October 30, 2015


Sen. Franken: Comcast can't have it both ways

Sen. Al Franken, publicly opposing Comcast's proposed $45.2 billion merger with Time Warner Cable, says the cable giant can't claim it competes with TWC to secure one deal and then say it doesn't compete with TWC to win another.

By April 9, 2014


Silicon Valley's opposition to cybersecurity bill mounts as US Senate prepares to vote

A controversial bill that aims to thwart hacking highlights the tension between the need for security and the desire for privacy.

By October 26, 2015


Social media crowns a winner in the Democrats' presidential debate

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, squaring off Tuesday against four other candidates including Hillary Clinton, garners the most posts, tweets and comments on Facebook, Twitter and Google.

By October 14, 2015