A DOJ official called the policy statement "an antitrust no-brainer."
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is warning Facebook to protect its users' privacy.
Privacy and civil liberties advocates are pushing regulators and the Obama administration to support an end to warrantless searches of people’s emails.
The House Commerce subcommittee on Technology voted Thursday to halt the Obama administration’s plan to relinquish U.S. oversight of the Internet’s Web address system.
Over objections and amendments from Democrats, the subcommittee’s 16 Republicans approved the Domain Openness Through Continued Oversight Matters (DOTCOM) Act, which would prevent the Commerce Department from relinquishing its oversight role of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA).
Larry Strickling said relinquishing the U.S. oversight role will thwart China and Russia.
The House Commerce subcommittee on Technology will markup a Republican bill that would prevent the Obama administration from going through with plans to step out of its oversight role of the Internet’s Web address system.
The company has hired The Normandy Group as it seeks to merge with Time Warner Cable.
The senator said he will release a new version of the legislation after the spring recess.
Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Cailf.) repeated calls for sweeping privacy reforms to address both National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance and digital privacy from law enforcement agencies.
Congress has to examine “whether the fourth amendment really is available to modern Americans in a digital age,” Lofgren said Wednesday, speaking at a Computer and Communications Industry Association event.
Computer giant Hewlett-Packard will pay more than $108 million to settle federal charges that its foreign subsidiaries used millions of dollars for bribes, slush funds and secret deals in order to secure government contracts.
The schemes involved fraud, expensive gifts and cash bribes in Mexico, Poland and Russia, according to charges from the Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission released on Wednesday.