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  • US senators stall vote to extend NSA phone records dragnet

    Four U.S. senators ground the chamber's business to a halt Wednesday in an effort to prevent lawmakers from voting on a bill to extend portions of the Patriot Act used to collect telephone and business records from the country's residents.

    Written by Grant Gross21 May 15 07:09
  • US Senate fails to move forward on NSA reform bill

    The U.S. Senate has voted against a bill that would rein in the National Security Agency's bulk collection of telephone records within the country, possibly killing any NSA reforms until next year.

    Written by Grant Gross19 Nov. 14 12:15
  • Senators: Comcast deal could mean higher broadband prices

    The proposed US$45.2 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable by Comcast would give the company huge market power to determine broadband prices and Internet content, a group of U.S. senators said Wednesday.

    Written by Grant Gross10 April 14 04:32
  • Senators question recommended changes to NSA surveillance

    Recommendations by a presidential panel to overhaul a U.S. National Security Agency phone records collection program could impede efforts to track terrorism suspects, some senators suggested Tuesday.

    Written by Grant Gross14 Jan. 14 22:24
  • Senators, Google push for transparency at surveillance court

    A bipartisan group of eight U.S. senators has introduced legislation that would require the nation's attorney general to declassify opinions issued by the secret Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court in an effort to shed light on the government surveillance programs the surveillance court approves.

    Written by Grant Gross11 June 13 18:47