Smith will focus on promoting technology in the government and across the U.S.
The Senate is likely to vote on a pumped-up version of the USA Freedom Act this fall
The company failed to notify telephone customers that they could opt out of targeted marketing campaigns, the agency said
Broadband providers call on the FCC to leave state laws alone
Mobile traffic growth has often been slower than predictions by several analysts, the paper says
Representatives of the FBI and DHS say they're looking at ways to get more information into the hands of health-care providers
Anna Eshoo asks Reddit users to come up with a new description as a way to limit confusion of the issue.
The OMB gives the agency permission to collect data on the special-access business broadband market.
Jay Rockefeller raises concerns about airlines collecting and sharing personal information
Liberty Reserve helped launder $6 billion worth of proceeds related to criminal activity, the DOJ has alleged
The Center for Digital Democracy calls on the FTC to investigate 30 companies
MonsterMind could fire back at suspected attackers without human intervention, Snowden says
The Florida company will pay $350,000 to settle charges it send misleading email spam
The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has posted a bulletin warning of the risks associated with the virtual currency, including exposure to hackers and scammers. Bitcoin advocates say it paints an incomplete picture.
The commission votes to require mobile carriers and texting apps to adopt text-to-911 functionality