The Justice Department said the U.S. judicial system could handle any conflict of laws that might arise.
A letter from 28 Senators to the FCC chairman calls on him to delay its vote on repealing net neutrality over concerns that many of the public comments made on the issue may be fake.
In the first breach, which occurred in 2013, an unencrypted server without basic security like password protection and firewalls made the records of 50,000 patients accessible online.
Rocked by accusations that it helped a Russian propaganda campaign designed to sow division in the U.S. and influence the presidential election, Facebook has attempted to make amends.
The FBI had recently expressed frustration that investigators weren't able to reach protected data on Devin Patrick Kelley's phone, but Apple said it had offered to help out investigators.
The USA Liberty Act of 2017 (S. 2158), which takes aim at government overreach under Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), was introduced by Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah.
If the VPNs, all of whom must register with the government, fail to restrict access to blocked sites they will be shut down.
The proposed bill would codify illegal government surveillance practices, the ACLU said.
Facebook- along with other online platforms - came under fire after it revealed an internal investigation found that a Russian "troll farm" bought ads from the social media giant and apparently planted them, some in targeted markets.
Twitter said it will identify ad purchasers, ads and their targets and make that information available for review.
Julian Assange verified that he was contacted by Cambridge Analytica but said he rebuffed the offer.
The order limits the use of gag orders that effectively silences companies that provide customers' personal data on the government's behest.
The proposed legislation would require government to obtain a warrant to search for communications of people in the United States and alert targets when the information collected under Section 702 is being used against them.
Of the 18 percent of agencies that do have DMARC in play, only half are maximizing the benefits of the standard by quarantining or rejecting unauthenticated email to prevent domain name spoofing.
Joseph Simons, who currently co-chairs the antitrust practice of the Paul Weiss law firm, was director of the competition bureau at the FTC under George W. Bush.
Online platforms would have to adhere to the same political ad disclosure requirements as broadcast entities.
In the ongoing the Microsoft vs. United States case, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals had previously ruled that U.S. warrants don't have authority overseas.
The coalition says the bill, meant to replace Section 702 of FISA, doesn't adequately protect Americans against government surveillance.
Hackers likely made their way into the personal mobile phone belonging to Chief of Staff Gen. John Kelly last December.
The first phase covers preparing for the regulation, set to take effect May 25, 2018, starting with discovering personal data then determining compliance status and finally defining the parameters of a compliance program.
One of the users targeted is Emilio Talarico who ran the disruptj20 page that organized protests on Inauguration Day.
Zuckerberg's announcement came on the heels of Twitter saying it would appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee Wednesday.
Equifax continues to catch flak over its failure to quickly and completely patch the Apache Struts vulnerability that led to not one but two breaches and now for redirecting consumers affected by the latest breach to a bogus site.
The government wanted a way to tap into encrypted messages but WhatsApp said declined, according to a report by Sky News.
Paul Manafort called for a full investigation into a leak that revealed he was the subject of a FISA Court order.