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    Location Privacy Protection

    Witnesses testified on legislation that would outlaw location tacking applications that secretly track the location of consumers' smartphones and other devices. Senator Al…

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    Surveillance Transparency Act

    Witnesses testified on legislation, the Surveillance Transparency Act of 2013, that would increase openness to the public of National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance…

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    Mobile Technology and Privacy, Industry and Consumer Officials

    Industry representatives and consumer advocates testified on privacy issues surrounding smartphones, tablets and other mobile technologies. They focused on reports revealing that…

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    Mobile Technology and Privacy, Government Officials

    Government officials testified on privacy issues surrounding smartphones, tablets and other mobile technologies. They focused on reports revealing that Apple’s iPhones collected…

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    Computer Industry Competition

    Committee members heard testimony from several computer industry leaders on the changing nature of competition in the industry. Witnesses testified about how Microsoft’s position…

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    Telephone Caller Identification

    The subcommittee discussed a bill that would require phone companies that offer caller identification to provide blocking that would allow callers to prevent the identification of their…

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    Computer Viruses

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    Colorization of Black-and-White Movies

    Witnesses gave their opinions for and against the colorization of movies and television shows as it affects artist’s rights and copyright. Note: there is video breakup at the beginning…

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