Just what will happen to all that tasty location and contact data?
02 Jun 2020
In your face! US Senate mulls bipartisan federal law on police facial recognition use
Bill would require cops to get a court order for any surveillance
14 Nov 2019
Republican senators shoot down a triple whammy of proposed election security laws
Who wants to stop Russians from hacking Americans' votes? Not us, thank you
24 Oct 2019
No dice, comrade! Senate floats Russia-busting election law
Proposed bill would bring immediate sanctions for tampering with democracy
05 Apr 2019
Tech security at Equifax was so diabolical, senators want to pass US laws making its incompetence illegal
Now Homeland Security committee sticks the boot in
08 Mar 2019
You think election meddling is bad now? Buckle up for 2020, US intel chief tells Congress
Expect trolls, cyber attacks, and even deep fakes in next White House run
30 Jan 2019
Trump's ZTE deal challenged by Senate
Death penalty suggested or naughty, naughty Chinese telco-kit-maker
13 Jun 2018
Dems push Ryan to vote to help save America's net neutrality measures
Deadline looms as Senators nudge House
08 Jun 2018
One year late, US senators act on fake net neutrality comments that drowned the FCC
It's not a real problem until a Congressman is affected
22 May 2018
Net neutrality is saved in Senate vote! No, not really, it was a giant waste of everyone's time
Republicans at least argue for bipartisan legislation – so sort-of progress?
16 May 2018
Democrats need just one more senator (and then a miracle) to reverse US net neutrality death
It won't pass but hey, why pass up a partisan punch-up?
30 Apr 2018
US Senate mulls giving Huawei and ZTE the Kaspersky treatment
Now both halves of Congress consider banning Chinese goliaths' tech within govt
08 Feb 2018
US senators vow to filibuster FBI, er, NSA's domestic, errr, foreign mass spying program
UpdatedWho's up for warrantless surveillance?
16 Jan 2018
US govt's 'foreign' spy program that can snoop on Americans at home. Sure, let's reauth that...
AnalysisWhat's Russian for 'section 702 s***show'?
15 Nov 2017
Marissa! Mayer! pulled! out! of! retirement! to! explain! Yahoo! hack! to! Senators!
Joins Equifax and Verizon execs to explain pitiful security
08 Nov 2017
So, tell us again how tech giants are more important than US govt...
AnalysisFacebook, Google, Twitter get very rude awakening during Senate grilling
01 Nov 2017
Facebook and pals to US Senate's Russia probe: Pleeease don't pass a law on political web ads
AnalysisWe'll be good, we promi$e
31 Oct 2017
Senators call for '9/11-style' commission on computer voting security
Horse, meet stable door
15 Sep 2017