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Sen. Ron Wyden: Protecting mobile privacy (Q&A)

CNET speaks with Ron Wyden, Democratic senator from Oregon, about his proposal to require police to obtain search warrants before monitoring your whereabouts.

By Feb. 2, 2011

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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 Apr. 9, 2014

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Sen. Manchin demands complete US ban on Bitcoin

Sen. Joe Manchin, who has not exactly been a booster of the cryptocurrency, is asking federal regulators to "ban" Bitcoin because it's "highly unstable and disruptive."

By Feb. 26, 2014

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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 Apr. 16, 2014

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Sen. Leahy bows to pressure, pledges to amend Protect IP bill

Patrick Leahy, the author of the controversial Protect IP Act, has bowed to public pressure and will delete the sections dealing with DNS blocking.

By Jan. 12, 2012

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Will Ron Burgundy prove to tech firms that specs are boring?

Will Ferrell's "Anchorman" character returns to advertise the Dodge Durango. Chrysler insists that though the truck's technological advances are great, being entertaining is more important.

By Oct. 7, 2013

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Sen. Franken questions privacy of iPhone 5S fingerprint scanner

In a letter to Tim Cook, Sen. Al Franken includes a series of questions concerning the safety of the biometric data captured by the iPhone 5S.

By Sep. 20, 2013

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Correction: Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., on CISPA

An earlier version of this story misidentified the state Sen. Jay Rockefeller represents. He represents West Virginia.

By Apr. 25, 2013

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Former Apple retail boss Ron Johnson out at J.C. Penney

Apple's previous retail chief is no longer J.C. Penney's CEO and has been replaced by the company's former chief executive.

By Apr. 8, 2013

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Biz Stone, Ron Howard oversee a tweeted movie

It seems as if Twitter's co-founder and that nice man from "Happy Days" are getting together to make a movie inspired by tweeted photos.

By Sep. 24, 2012