The White House rejects press reports saying NSA exploited the security flaw.
Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) wants the Obama administration to prevent a $42.5 billion deal that would combine Comcast and Time Warner Cable, the country’s top cable companies.
During an upcoming episode of C-SPAN’s “The Communicators,” Franken repeated his calls for intervention from the Department of Justice and the Federal Communications Commission, saying the merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable announced earlier this year would decrease competition and harm consumers.
“This is the jurisdiction of the Judiciary Committee,” Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) said.
The Justice Department unsealed charges against nine people for using malicious software to break into people’s bank accounts on Friday.
DHS said it is "possible that malicious actors" could exploit the security flaw.
Ambassador Samantha Power says texting kills more U.S. teen drivers than drinking.
Sens. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) have reached a patent reform agreement that would increase transparency around patent infringement lawsuits and threats of lawsuits and institute a “loser-pays” system for unreasonable lawsuits, according to a person familiar with the negotiations.
According to the charges unsealed on Thursday, the men took part in a scheme to file false claims with the Federal Communications Commission's Lifeline program, which subsidizes phone service for poor people and has sometimes been called the “Obamaphone” program.
A DOJ official called the policy statement "an antitrust no-brainer."
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is warning Facebook to protect its users' privacy.