This week marked the Senate's "High-Tech Week," but the rest of Congress and the White House are focusing more intensely on hard-hitting Internet and technology issues such as taxes, privacy, spam, encryption, and gender representation. Lobbyists, special interest groups, and civil liberties organizations also are weighing in as several bills move forward.
Senate approves copyright bill
update The Digital Millennium Copyright Act, approved by the Senate, expands copyright protections for online music, film, literature, and software.
Gore pushes Net privacy
House committee clears Net tax bill
Senate passes spam regulation
Senate to stem shareholder suits
House committee to review Net tax bill
Congress looks at tech gender gap
Study: Net tax bills to divide U.S.
Tech Week agenda weak
Bill seeks crypto compromise
Senate to tackle labor shortage