Two background check companies have settled Federal Trade Commission (FTC) charges that they gave bad reports to potential bosses and landlords, including false suggestions by one firm that some job candidates were registered sex offenders.
Comcast and Time Warner Cable executives tried to sway Judiciary Committee members.
Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) isn’t optimistic about the House Judiciary Committee’s ongoing review of copyright law.
The process — kicked off by Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) last year — “is interesting for those of us that are very nerdy, but I don’t see it going very far,” Lofgren said.
Sen. Mike Lee said some fear the Comcast deal could put "political content" at risk.
In previous interviews, Clinton has refrained from criticizing Snowden.
Comcast and Time Warner Cable executives are headed to Capitol Hill on Wednesday.
The House Commerce Privacy Working Group met with Federal Trade Commission (FTC) officials Tuesday as part of an ongoing series of meetings to examine online privacy that began last fall.
The group, led by co-chairmen Reps. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) and Peter Welch (D-Vt.), met with Democratic Commissioner Julie Brill and Republican Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen to discuss the agency's role in protecting online privacy.
A slew of left-leaning and consumer advocacy groups are urging lawmakers to oppose Comcast’s proposal to buy Time Warner Cable for $45 billion.
Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) is likely the first member of Congress to own bitcoin.
Rep. Lee Terry (R-Neb.) said is working on a bill to address demand letters from “patent trolls.”
“These bad actors are arrogantly manipulating the intellectual property system—and they’re getting away with it,” he said Tuesday, during a hearing on the topic held by the House Commerce subcommittee on Trade, which he chairs.