Good morning tech: Barton alleges Google's 'Wi-Spy' breach was intentional

Hill notes

Eshoo endorses Pelosi as minority leader. Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) has thrown her weight behind House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) to remain the House Democratic Leader, framing her support as an endorsement from Silicon Valley.

"Nancy Pelosi enjoys the utmost regard of all the Valley’s leaders across the high-technology, biotechnology, telecommunications, scientific and venture capital sectors," Eshoo said in a statement Friday.

Issa promises investigations in next Congress. The ranking member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee promised Sunday he would launch a number of investigations as chairman in the next Congress, but that he would do so in a "less partisan way." "The most important thing my committee can do is seek the truth," Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) said on "Fox News Sunday." Issa has previously scrutinized Google's ties to the Obama administration.

Industry notes

Google limits Facebook access to Gmail contacts.
"Google is launching a salvo against Facebook, saying it will no longer allow the social network to grab information about Google users' social and professional contacts in Gmail, Google's email service," The Wall Street Journal reports.

Google, Facebook, Free Press coalition aligns with cable industry on net neutrality.
The coalition representing Google, Facebook, Skype and other Internet companies, as well as consumer groups such as Free Press and Public Knowledge, aligned itself with the cable industry in comments filed Thursday in the Federal Communications Commission's net-neutrality proceeding. The strange bedfellows have an overlapping interest in getting the FCC to apply net-neutrality rules to wireless networks.

"Queen Elizabeth II is now on Facebook — but she's not going to be your friend," the AP reports. "Britain's queen has launched a series of official pages offering the website's 500 million users daily updates on her engagements, the royal household said Sunday."