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01.23.20
Bipartisan bill would scale back key section of the Patriot Act
01.23.20

Bipartisan bill would scale back key section of the Patriot Act

While it wouldn’t repeal Section 215 wholly, it would put new limits on it.

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01.14.20
Senator asks FTC to investigate questionable ad blocking practices (updated)
01.14.20

Senator asks FTC to investigate questionable ad blocking practices (updated)

Companies may have broken the law by exempting advertisers without asking.

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12.23.19
Congress worries sale of .org could harm non-profits
12.23.19

Congress worries sale of .org could harm non-profits

They want assurances this won't limit access to a crucial internet domain.

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11.14.19
The NSA says it stopped tracking cellphone locations without a warrant
11.14.19

The NSA says it stopped tracking cellphone locations without a warrant

For now, at least.

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10.17.19
Senator Wyden pushes his ‘Mind Your Own Business’ privacy act forward
10.17.19

Senator Wyden pushes his ‘Mind Your Own Business’ privacy act forward

It would give the FTC more power to punish tech companies over data privacy violations.

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07.25.19
Intelligence Committee releases heavily redacted report on 2016 election hacking
07.25.19

Intelligence Committee releases heavily redacted report on 2016 election hacking

It found that warnings in 2016 did not provide enough info or go to the right people.

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05.23.19
Senators propose legislation to protect your phone at the border
05.23.19

Senators propose legislation to protect your phone at the border

The bill would require border agents to obtain a warrant to search Americans' devices.

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05.15.19
Senators ask the FCC to limit 5G auction to protect weather forecasts
05.15.19

Senators ask the FCC to limit 5G auction to protect weather forecasts

They fear 5G in the 24 GHz band could interfere with vital weather data.

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