Opponents of a proposed Internet sales tax requirement contend that it would cost tens of thousands of dollars to set up along with ongoing maintenance costs.
A new, independent committee needs to look at data collection transparency, claims of state secrets, and the role of courts in approving surveillance, said former U.S. Vice President Walter Mondale.
Countries that have pledged to support Internet freedom should allow technology vendors to report the number of electronic surveillance requests they receive, a tech advocacy group said Thursday.
LabMD, just the second U.S. company to challenge an FTC data-breach complaint, is fighting back for the future of the company, the company’s CEO has said.
European Union member states have adopted a range of stances on net neutrality, and the Openforum Academy argues that the E.U. should look to the countries' examples as it attempts to move forward with new regulations.
The auction will help mobile providers address a predicted spectrum shortage, said Mignon Clyburn, the FCC’s acting chairwoman.
The U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court told government agencies to review its own orders related to the legality of telephone records collection.
Critics of the Federal Trade Commission think it needs to back away from its claim of broad authority to seek sanctions against companies for data breaches when it has no clearly defined data security standards.
Less than three weeks before a massive U.S. government health information database is scheduled to go live, some lawmakers have significant concerns about the ability of the system to protect personal health records and other private information.
The increasing uses of big data in all kinds of organizations, particularly surveillance agencies, should prompt a debate about legitimate data collection and practices, said several speakers at a Washington, D.C., big data and privacy forum.
Verizon is appealing FCC net neutrality rules passed in December 2010.
Reports -- relying on documents provided by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden -- show that many tech companies are collaborating with the spy agencies to “destroy privacy,” says cryptographer and security specialist Bruce Schneier.
The NSA has cracked much of the encryption that protects global commerce, banking, trade secrets, and medical records, according to the report, which cites documents leaked by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden
Verizon argues that the FCC doesn’t have authority to regulate an information service, a class of communications that the agency has previously exempted from most regulation.
Here's a look back at some highlights in the long history of net-neutrality rules at the FCC.