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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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Senators criticize NSA snooping as unnecessary to US security

Lawmakers say the NSA could have used less-intrusive methods to gather data.

By Nov. 20, 2013

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Feinstein excoriates CIA for spying on Senate committee

Sen. Dianne Feinstein blasts CIA chief John Brennan for allegedly spying on Senate Intelligence Committee computers, whom Edward Snowden then accused of hypocrisy.

By Mar. 11, 2014

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Senator blasts leaks in FTC's Google investigation

Democrat Ron Wyden says it's "wrong" for Federal Trade Commission officials to disclose confidential information about antitrust probes.

By Jan. 9, 2013

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Anti-SOPA, PIPA lawmakers want Internet Bill of Rights

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.

By Jun. 11, 2012

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Senators call for end to Justice Department's 'secret law'

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.

By Jun. 11, 2013

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IRS chief: We'll rewrite our e-mail search policy

Still unclear is whether taxpayers' other private communications, including on Facebook and Twitter, will receive the same treatment.

By Apr. 16, 2013

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Amid political pressure, FCC to propose Net neutrality fix

The FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says he has a plan to re-instate the agency's Open Internet rules, which the public will hear about in more detail in the "coming days."

By Feb. 11, 2014

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Senate to try again on controversial antipiracy bill

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.).

By Jan. 12, 2011

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NSA secretly vacuumed up Verizon phone records

A top secret order reveals that the National Security Agency is gathering records of millions of phone calls made by Americans.

By Jun. 5, 2013