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Let slip the doges of war: Australian Senator calls for meme protest of data retention laws

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.

By October 2, 2014

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CIA admits to spying on Senate committee

After months of denials, CIA Director John Brennan apologizes for spying on Senate Intelligence Committee computers.

By July 31, 2014

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Senate blasts mobile carriers for profiting from phony fees

AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile all allegedly "crammed" customers with third-party charges that cost hundreds of millions of dollars, Senate report says.

By July 30, 2014

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Cell phone unlocking bill moves forward in Senate

The Senate Judiciary Committee votes to repeal the cell phone unlocking ban, which could set the stage for allowing consumers to take any mobile device to any wireless carrier.

By July 10, 2014

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Senator asks FTC to investigate Facebook's mood study

After the social network altered the news feeds of nearly 700,000 users without telling them, Sen. Mark R. Warner wants to know if there should be oversight on these types of experiments.

By July 9, 2014

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Senate panel approves data-sharing cybersecurity bill

A Senate committee gives the nod to the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, which would make it easier for companies and the government to share data during cyberattacks.

By July 8, 2014

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Senators pressure White House to get behind surveillance reform

In a letter to the president, US Sens. Al Franken and Dean Heller call for stronger transparency in the USA Freedom Act.

By July 1, 2014

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Bipartisan Wi-Fi bill in Senate could up speeds, ease congestion

Bill from Democrat Cory Booker and Republican Marco Rubio would call on FCC to free additional 5GHz wireless spectrum for Wi-Fi use.

By June 20, 2014

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Tech leaders urge Senate to beef up NSA reform bill

Apple and Google are among the firms saying the bill passed by the House is watered down. Will the Senate restore some of the original safeguards?

By June 5, 2014

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Patent reform bill targeting patent trolls shelved in Senate

Bill aimed at reducing patent litigation removed from agenda after lawmakers failed to reach agreement on key details.

By May 21, 2014