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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 February 2, 2011


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 January 9, 2013


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 June 11, 2012


Senators rally opposition to Internet sales taxes

Ron Wyden and Kelly Ayotte offer a nonbinding resolution to counter a bill that would end with Amazon.com collecting sales taxes.

By November 2, 2011


Senator asks Obama to curb Chinese solar panels

Sen. Ron Wyden makes a plea to the president to act quickly to "prevent an industry from being decimated by unfair, foreign competition."

By September 8, 2011


Lawmakers unveil sensible alternative to SOPA

commentary Sen. Ron Wyden and Rep. Darrell Issa's draft of the OPEN Act is a welcome relief to other pending legislation that would do dramatic harm to the digital economy.

By December 8, 2011


SOPA foes ready alternative plan--no Web blocking

Proposal from Sen. Ron Wyden and Rep. Darrell Issa offers a gentler alternative to SOPA. Instead of trying to delete allegedly piratical Web sites, the OPEN Act tries to slice off their funding.

By December 8, 2011


Critics of SOPA copyright bill ready counterattack

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) are planning a less-Draconian alternative to the Stop Online Piracy Act on Thursday, CNET has learned.

By December 6, 2011


Senator pushes for mobile privacy reform

Draft bill from Sen. Ron Wyden reviewed by CNET would establish privacy protections for mobile devices and regulate police use of GPS bugs.

By March 22, 2011


Senator proposes mobile-privacy legislation

Ron Wyden, an Oregon Democrat, tells audience at the Cato Institute that a search warrant should be required before police can track your electronic whereabouts.

By January 26, 2011