This item originally misspelled Berin Szoka's first name and failed to identify him as founder of the think tank TechFreedom.
Electronic Frontier Foundation and TechFreedom are organizing tonight's discussion, which is free and open to the public.
Panelists from leading tech advocacy groups squared off during a discussion about how Internet companies should be regulated. Agreement was hard to come by on consumer protections.
Tech companies and privacy groups petition the White House and Congress, urging "greater transparency" over secret demands for accessing private user data.
Join us for a debate moderated by CNET's Declan McCullagh at the National Press Club tomorrow. The topic for debate is timely: Consumer privacy can be adequately protected without new legislation.
When defending intellectual property rights, the influential Heritage Foundation often sounds like it's channeling Hollywood lobbyists. But not when it comes to the Stop Online Piracy Act.
A recent discussion in Washington, D.C., shows that while no U.S. antitrust lawsuit has been filed against Google, congressional staff have already delivered a guilty verdict.
The Obama administration didn't threaten a veto. But it did say information-sharing bills must preserve "privacy and civil liberties" -- something that critics say CISPA does not do.
The onetime Supreme Court nominee, who once attacked Microsoft over antitrust, says competitors are "seeking to use antitrust law" to punish Google. Meanwhile, the FTC is beginning to wrap up its probe.
Electronic Privacy Information Center says the policy update violates of a 2011 privacy agreement between the agency and the company over its launch of Google Buzz.