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  • Lawmakers question Sony, Epsilon on data breaches

    Recent data breaches at Sony's PlayStation Network and at e-mail service provider Epsilon will lead to legislation focused on improving cybersecurity at U.S. companies, the chairwoman of a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee said Thursday.

    Written by Grant Gross03 June 11 05:27
  • Republican lawmaker promises new online privacy legislation

    A senior Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives will soon introduce legislation designed to give Web users more control of their personal data and to give the U.S. Federal Trade Commission power to enforce voluntary privacy standards developed with Internet companies, he said Friday.

    Written by Grant Gross05 March 11 07:19
  • FCC's net neutrality vote criticized from both sides

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission's vote Tuesday to approve new network neutrality rules received mixed reviews, with broadband provider Verizon Communications appearing to question the agency's legal authority.

    Written by Grant Gross22 Dec. 10 07:46
  • Online privacy bills would hurt e-commerce, trade group says

    Proposals in the U.S. Congress that would create new rules for websites collecting personal data would cripple the online advertising and publishing industries, e-commerce trade group NetChoice said Thursday.

    Written by Grant Gross10 Sept. 10 05:13