The spy agency says it needs to hold on to the data because of ongoing court cases.
Mignon Clyburn said study was an attempt to better understand industries it regulates.
The legislation would ban companies from marketing to children.
Apple is challenging a ruling that found it conspired to set the price of e-books.
A bipartisan group of Senators are calling on Internet companies, cable companies and others in the video market to weigh in as Congress reconsiders a law that governs that market.
Lawyers have given the White House four options for reforming the National Security Agency (NSA) program that collects records on millions of Americans’ phone calls, according to a report.
Legislation aimed at letting people use their cell phones with any mobile carrier they wish was narrowly approved by the House today, after several Democrats opposed the bill due to a last minute change in the text.
State attorneys aeneral are lobbying on the Senate to pass patent litigation reform.
In a letter to the chairmen and ranking members of the Senate Judiciary and Commerce Committees sent this week, 42 attorneys general expressed support for Congressional attempts to limit abuse of the patent litigation system and pushed for provisions that would give state consumer protection authorities more jurisdiction over "patent troll" activity — bringing or threatening to bring frivolous patent infringement lawsuits. Additionally, the state officials met with Senate staff Tuesday.
The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in two patent cases on Wednesday.
The Obama administration is looking to help school systems and teachers protect their students’ information online, but Sen. Ed Markey (D-Mass.) thinks a new federal law is necesary.