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Harper Neidig / The Hill:
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says he will use the Congressional Review Act to force a vote on FCC's net neutrality rules repeal   —  (D-N.Y.) said Friday that he intends to force a vote on a bill that would preserve Obama-era net neutrality rules, which the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decided to repeal this week.
Dec 15, 2017, 7:20 PMIn context
Ali Breland / The Hill:
After declining multiple invitations, ex-Yahoo CEO Mayer subpoenaed to appear before Congress, alongside Equifax execs, to shed light on respective breaches   —  The Senate Commerce Committee has issued a subpoena requiring former Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer to testify before the committee …
Nov 7, 2017, 2:40 PMIn context
Katie Bo Williams / The Hill:
Bipartisan bill unveiled to reform NSA's warrantless surveillance program and reauthorize it for four years, adding more privacy and oversight protections   —  A group of 11 senators on Tuesday unveiled a proposal to substantially reform the National Security Agency's warrantless surveillance program …
Oct 24, 2017, 3:31 PMIn context
The Hill:
Senate committee investigating potential Russian election interference invites Facebook execs to testify on Nov. 1; source says Google and Twitter also invited   —  The Senate Intelligence Committee has issued a request for Facebook to testify in an open hearing to examine how foreign actors …
Sep 27, 2017, 4:49 PMIn context
Harper Neidig / The Hill:
Sex-trafficking bill SESTA, which many tech firms say is too broad and greatly increases liability for hosting user created content, gets Congressional hearing   —  The Senate Commerce Committee on Tuesday took up a controversial online sex-trafficking bill, hearing testimony from victims' families who urged lawmakers to act.
Sep 19, 2017, 4:55 PMIn context
Jordan Fabian / The Hill:
Donald Trump authorizes elevation of US Cyber Command to the status of Unified Combatant Command, triggering a review of whether it should be separated from NSA   —  President Trump announced Friday he is boosting U.S. Cyber Command to a full combatant command, triggering a review of whether …
Aug 18, 2017, 11:12 AMIn context
Ali Breland / The Hill:
Nine Senate Republicans co-sponsor legislation to nullify the FCC's net neutrality rules   —  (R-Utah) introduced a bill Monday to nullify the Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules.  —  “Few areas of our economy have been as dynamic and innovative as the internet,” Lee said in a statement.
May 2, 2017, 3:35 PMIn context
Ali Breland / The Hill:
Microsoft reveals first FBI National Security Letter in transparency report, says US foreign intelligence surveillance requests doubled from H2 2015 to H1 2016   —  Microsoft published its biannual transparency report on Thursday, revealing its first National Security Letter from the FBI.
Apr 14, 2017, 7:15 PMIn context
Joe Uchill / The Hill:
Wikileaks releases large cache of alleged CIA classified documents, detailing hacking tools for iPhones and Android phones, Samsung smart TVs, and more   —  WikiLeaks on Tuesday published a massive trove of documents purportedly pertaining to the CIA's hacking programs …
Mar 7, 2017, 10:25 AMIn context
Ali Breland / The Hill:
Oracle appeals May 2016 ruling that Google's use of Java APIs in Android was fair use, continuing the companies' seven-year legal battle   —  Oracle filed an appeal brief on Friday night reviving its copyright and patent claim lawsuit against Google over a dispute regarding the company's Android mobile operating system.
Feb 11, 2017, 2:25 PMIn context

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