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    Federal Communications Commission Privacy Rules

    Federal Communications Commission Chair Thomas Wheeler testified at a hearing on the FCC’s proposed privacy rules for internet service providers. Chair Wheeler defended the proposed rules,…

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    Judiciary: Privacy, Technology and the Law

    Hearings to examine data brokers, focusing on whether consumers' information is secure.

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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 Franken’s…

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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 programs. Senior Obama…

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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 Apple’s…

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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 location…

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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 as the dominant…

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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 of…

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