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CNET speaks with Ron Wyden, Democratic senator from Oregon, about his proposal to require police to obtain search warrants before monitoring your whereabouts.
Lawmakers say the NSA could have used less-intrusive methods to gather data.
Democrat Ron Wyden says it's "wrong" for Federal Trade Commission officials to disclose confidential information about antitrust probes.
Sen. Ron Wyden and Rep. Darrell Issa say they want a Bill of Rights to protect Web users against censorship and those that would limit their online freedoms.
Sen. Dianne Feinstein blasts CIA chief John Brennan for allegedly spying on Senate Intelligence Committee computers, whom Edward Snowden then accused of hypocrisy.
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.
Obama administration's secret interpretation of the Patriot Act allows it to vacuum up records on all Americans' phone calls. But an earlier effort to fix the law in December failed.
This story incorrectly stated how the Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act failed to pass in the U.S. Senate. It was held up by opposition from Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.).
Still unclear is whether taxpayers' other private communications, including on Facebook and Twitter, will receive the same treatment.
Amendments to cybersecurity bill in Senate aim to boost privacy protections.