Rep. Mike Rogers says the site is still putting consumers' personal information at risk.
The company has announced new steps to protect users from government surveillance.
Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) announced that she introduced a bill aimed at ensuring that rural states get their fair share of federal communications services, such as broadband.
Ayotte said her home state currently receives only 37 cents for every dollar they contribute to the Universal Service Fund (USF) — a federal rural communications program.
Patent reform advocates are confident that the Innovation Act will pass the House Thursday without undergoing significant changes.
The Innovation Act, authored by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), passed that committee last month with a bipartisan vote of 33-5.
The fact that 12 Judiciary Democrats voted for Goodlatte's bill, despite the fact that ranking member Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) opposed it, is a good sign, Internet Association President Michael Beckerman said.
Tech groups and privacy advocates are signing on to work with the Obama administration on privacy concerns related to facial recognition technology.
The Obama administration announced Tuesday that it would begin examining facial recognition technology early next year.
Privacy advocates consider location data to be particularly sensitive.
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) said Wednesday that she is working on legislation to crack down on robocall scams.
McCaskill accused telephone companies of not doing enough to prevent the scams and said it's time for the government to intervene.
The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee will hold a hearing next Tuesday afternoon on the upcoming spectrum auction.
The Federal Communications Commission plans to buyback the licenses of TV broadcasters for auction to cellphone service providers.
The heads of two Senate committees are expressing concern over a supply deal between Chinese telecom giant Huawei and South Korea.
Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) and Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) asked the Obama administration to assess the "potential threats and security concerns" of the deal, according to Reuters.
Surveillance revelations have created a “climate of concern” for libraries.