• Senate advances bill to renew NSA's internet surveillance program

    9 monthes ago - By Reuters

    WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate on Tuesday advanced a bill to renew the National Security Agency's warrantless internet surveillance program, as a final push by privacy advocates to derail the measure came up short.
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  • In a cloture vote, the Senate ends debate on warrantless surveillance of U.S. citizens

    In a cloture vote, the Senate ends debate on warrantless surveillance of U.S. citizens

    9 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    On Tuesday, the Senate undertook a cloture vote to end the debate on a bill that would renew a controversial legal loophole that provides U.S. intelligence agencies with a means for the warrantless surveillance of American citizens. With 60 for and 38 against, the Senate voted in favor of cloture, a considerably blow to privacy advocates who have long pushed for reform. A two-thirds...
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  • Automakers, U.S. lawmakers hope for progress on self-driving car bill

    9 monthes ago - By Reuters

    DETROIT - Automakers and lawmakers expressed hope on Tuesday that U.S. Congress would soon pass a stalled bill aimed at speeding self-driving cars to market, even as safety advocates argued for more performance requirements.
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  • 21 states sue to keep net neutrality as Senate Democrats reach 50 votes

    9 monthes ago - By Reuters

    A group of 21 U.S. state attorneys general filed suit to challenge the Federal Communications Commission's decision to do away with net neutrality on Tuesday while Democrats said they needed just one more vote in the Senate to repeal the FCC ruling.
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  • Senate Democrats Push for a Net Neutrality Vote. Do They Have a Chance?

    9 monthes ago - By NY Times

    Even if Democrats win that vote, they will have trouble restoring internet rules that the Federal Communications Commission repealed in December.
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  • The fight to restore net neutrality is picking up steam

    The fight to restore net neutrality is picking up steam

    9 monthes ago - By Engadget

    Yesterday, Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer said that Senate Democrats now have a total of 50 votes in favor of restoring net neutrality. Today, the push back against the net neutrality repeal intensifies, as a companion House bill to reject the...
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  • U.S. Senate Democrats close to majority in drive to restore net neutrality

    9 monthes ago - By Reuters

    U.S. Senate Democrats said on Tuesday they had the backing of 50 members of the 100-person chamber to overturn the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's decision to reverse the Obama administration's net neutrality rules, leaving them just one vote short of a majority.
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