Despite privacy concerns, committee passes bill that encourages US companies to share information about security breaches with each other and government agencies.
Comments suggest a retreat in the fight against reclassifying broadband as a public utility.
An investigation finds that nearly 100 percent of new cars on the market today may be vulnerable to security and privacy violations, and automakers have done little to plug the holes.
Introduced by Sen. Ron Wyden, the bill is designed to prohibit any government mandate that would require companies to build back doors into their products.
The USA Freedom Act, blocked by the Senate, would have curbed powers granted under the Patriot Act, including bulk collection of Americans' phone records.
An Australian Senator has a novel idea for fighting proposed mandatory data retention legislation, calling on Internet advocates to direct their protest at politicians in meme form.
Australian Parliament passes controversial new laws allowing rights holders to force service providers to block websites deemed to be facilitating piracy, but critics have slammed it as nothing more than an "internet filter."
The FCC will seek comments on how to expand its $1.7 billion fund for subsidizing phone service for low-income families. The agency wants the fund to cover broadband service as well.
Controversial rules the FCC adopted in February to protect the Internet will go into effect on Friday after a federal appeals court denies opponents' request to delay the rules.
Passage of the USA Freedom Act revises the controversial national security policy created after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.