Stakeholders in the fight over government and commercial surveillance will hold a high-profile workshop on Monday to hash out their differences over spying.
More than 40 House lawmakers have signed onto legislation since November.
Some are calling for the virtual currency to be banned in the U.S.
One week after a data breach, Target hired a pair of lobbyists to work with lawmakers.
The agency was under fire for its proposed study of editorial practices in the media.
A federal appeals court on Friday sided with the Federal Communications Commission against three small wireless companies fighting against the agency’s rules.
Sens. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Mark Udall (D-Colo.) slammed the National Security Agency after reports that its surveillance program capture images from users’ webcams.
“We are extremely troubled by today's press report that a very large number of individuals — including law-abiding Americans — may have had private videos of themselves and their families intercepted and stored without any suspicion of wrongdoing,” the senators said in a joint statement Friday.
AT&T is pushing trials in Alabama and Florida to accelerate switch to Internet service.
The Federal Trade Commission received more complaints about identity theft than any other issue in 2013.
THE LEDE: A handful of legal scholars will call for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to better explain its enforcement powers at a hearing on Friday.
In prepared testimonies released ahead of the House Energy and Commerce...