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Dustin Volz / National Journal:
Sen. Al Franken, Consumer Watchdog ask regulators to investigate Apple Music for possible anticompetitive practices   —  Al Franken Urges Federal Probe of Apple Music  —  The senator warns of limited competition and price increases due to Apple's new music-streaming service.
Jul 22, 2015, 6:35 PMIn context
National Journal:
Senate passes the USA Freedom Act to restore and revise some Patriot Act spying provisions, ending bulk collection of US call metadata   —  Senate Passes Major NSA Reform Bill  —  The USA Freedom Act, which will restore but reform the expired Patriot Act's spy authorities …
Jun 2, 2015, 4:40 PMIn context
Brendan Sasso / National Journal:
Privacy advocates fear AOL's ad technologies will allow Verizon to better track users across devices   —  Verizon's AOL Deal Could Lead to New Privacy Problems  —  AOL's advertising technologies could help Verizon better track users across devices.  —  Verizon's $4.4 billion purchase …
May 13, 2015, 7:30 AMIn context
Dustin Volz / National Journal:
Senator Al Franken writes letter to FBI Director Comey, asking for details of agency's legal methods and roadblocks to combat revenge porn   —  Al Franken Urges FBI to Crackdown on Revenge Porn  —  “New technologies can pose significant threats if bad actors are not held accountable to our nation's laws,” Franken said.
Apr 3, 2015, 3:35 PMIn context
Dustin Volz / National Journal:
Google Calls FBI's Plan to Expand Hacking Power a ‘Monumental’ Constitutional Threat   —  Any change in accessing computer data should go through Congress, the search giant said.  —  Google is warning that the government's quiet plan to expand the FBI's authority to remotely access computer files amounts …
Feb 18, 2015, 3:00 PMIn context
National Journal:
CIA review panel exonerates CIA personnel who searched Senate Intelligence Committee computers   —  CIA Review Board Clears Spy Agency of Wrongdoing in Senate Hack  —  The new report contradicts earlier statements from the agency.  —  A CIA review panel announced Wednesday it had cleared …
Jan 17, 2015, 9:50 AMIn context
Brian Resnick / National Journal:
CNN reaches agreement with FAA to test multiple professional-grade drones for newsgathering   —  CNN's Drone Journalism Is Just the Beginning  —  Free speech, meet the quadcopter.  —  CNN announced Monday it has come to an agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration …
Jan 12, 2015, 9:45 PMIn context
Brendan Sasso / National Journal:
FCC preparing to fine Sprint $105M for unauthorized cramming charges   —  FCC Plans Massive Fine of Sprint for Bogus Charges  —  The cell-phone company billed customers for services they never asked for, according to an investigation by federal regulators.
Dec 16, 2014, 6:35 PMIn context
Dustin Volz / National Journal:
Harry Reid Moves For Senate Vote on NSA Reform   —  The Senate Majority Leader is hoping to move the bulk data collection bill before his party returns to the minority.  —  “That sunset could very easily touch off an ugly intra-party battle among both Democrats and Republicans,” said Harley Geiger …
Nov 13, 2014, 12:05 PMIn context
Brendan Sasso / National Journal:
ISPs secretly angry at Verizon for suing FCC, which opened up net neutrality rules for debate   —  Why the Broadband Industry Is Secretly Furious With Verizon Over Net Neutrality  —  The company's lawsuit against the FCC stirred a hornet's nest that may ultimately result in tougher regulations for everyone.
Oct 3, 2014, 4:10 PMIn context

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