Backpage shutters its adult section before Senate hearing
And hours after the Senate published a report accusing the website of profiting from illegal activities.
Senate fails to stop FBI's expanded hacking authority
The FBI will have the freedom to hack computers in any jurisdiction.
Democrats slam Republicans fighting the internet handover
They see opposition to international control as playing into Russia's hands.
Anti-encryption bill changes would limit some effects on security
The proposed alterations would limit the legislation's reach, but wouldn't eliminate its core flaws.
'Hamilton' creator Miranda joins the fight against ticket bots
He's promoting a Senate bill that would clamp down on automated ticket scalping.
Senate approves national GMO labeling standard
It's headed to the House of Representatives.
Warrantless data searches narrowly miss Senate approval
John McCain's legislation would have given the FBI easy access to phone and internet records.
Senate anti-encryption bill is effectively dead, for now
When the White House, CIA and NSA won't support it, the legislation doesn't stand much of a chance.
Senator behind biometric privacy act tries to remove its teeth
Proposed revisions would effectively end Illinois lawsuits against Google, Snapchat and Facebook.