A U.S. senator resurrected year-old questions about Google Street View cars sniffing Wi-Fi networks during Tuesday's Senate hearings on data collection.
Privacy and civil liberties groups support a new online do-not-track bill.
Two groups are calling for an FCC investigation of AT&T's new broadband caps.
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski faced questions from House Republicans, who say existing antitrust laws are enough to protect broadband customers from selective blocking by providers.
The trade group NetChoice has expressed concerns about the FTC settlement with Google over Buzz.
The U.S. FTC asks courts to shut down allegedly fake news sites promoting the weight-loss benefits of acai berry products.
The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Monday in a patent case involving Microsoft.
Privacy advocates criticized a bill introduced Tuesday that focuses on online data collection.
An appeals court Monday dismissed Verizon's challenge of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's December net neutrality ruling, calling it premature.
Google settled an FTC privacy complaint over its Buzz social network. The proposed settlement bars Google from future privacy misrepresentations, requires the company to implement a comprehensive privacy program and requires independent privacy audits for the next 20 years
Smartphone apps that locate drunk-driving traps may help police, defenders say.
Microsoft files a patent lawsuit against Barnes & Noble, alleging its Android-based e-reader infringes Microsoft patents.
An upcoming online privacy bill would aim to give Web users more control of their personal data, a Republican lawmaker says.
A news report says the U.S. Department of Justice has launched an antitrust investigation of MPEG LA.
A U.S. House of Representatives vote to kill net neutrality rules may not survive in the Senate.