U.S. Rep. Edward Markey has proposed a bill that would require all phone companies to notify consumers of any user tracking and monitoring software in their cell phones.
Despite some serious setbacks, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA) are still alive and still contain several controversial provisions.
Beleaguered supporters of two online antipiracy bills today downplayed widespread protests against the legislation and insisted the opposition is misguided and misinformed.
Three members of the U.S. House have called for a Congressional hearing on issues raised by the use of the Carrier IQ's software by wireless carriers.
Constituent comments may have been heard: six backers of the Protect IP Act have asked the U.S. Senate to postpone a scheduled January vote to permit more debate.
Sprint says 26 million handsets are loaded with the monitoring program, while AT&T Claims it's on 900,000 of its phones.
Federal agencies will soon have a government-wide security standard for assessing, authorizing and monitoring cloud products and services.
The lawsuit is the third to be filed since the privacy controversy started last week.
Millions of Hewlett Packard Co.'s LaserJet printers contain a security weakness that could allow attackers to take control of the systems, steal data from them and issue commands that could cause the devices to overheat and catch fire.
Homeland Security investigates the cyberattack, while separately a hacker claims access to system at Houston utility.
Some tech firms and activists fear SOPA gives content owners too much power to go after websites accused of copyright theft or sale of counterfeit goods.
Twitter and Facebook are enabling the Central Intelligence Agency to get reliable, real-time assessments of public sentiment during rapidly changing events.
The U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday will begin hearing arguments in a landmark case involving the government's authority to use GPS tracking devices in criminal investigations without first obtaining a court order.
A coalition of technology trade groups Monday joined the growing chorus of voices opposing a recently filed anti-piracy bill that they contend is far too heavy-handed.