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  • U.S. senator to propose strong curbs on NSA phone data collection

    U.S. Senate bill proposes sweeping curbs on NSA surveillance
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senator Patrick Leahy introduced legislation on Tuesday to ban the U.S. government's bulk collection of Americans' telephone records and Internet data and narrow how much information it can seek in any particular search.
  • Cellphone unlocking bill passes Congress and heads to Obama's desk

    The House on Friday unanimously passed bipartisan legislation that would allow consumers to “unlock” their cellphones when switching providers. The chamber's approval comes a week after the Senate┬ápassed the bill, so it advances to the...

    House passes satellite TV law reauthorization bill

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to reauthorize a law allowing satellite providers such as Dish Network Corp and DirecTV to bring in TV signals from other markets when subscribers cannot pick up local stations. The...

    Obama, Senate make progress on NSA data-collection reform bill

    The Obama administration and Senate negotiators appear close to an agreement to strengthen legislation that would curtail the bulk collection of data on Americans. In May, the House passed a watered-down version of a bill sponsored by Rep. Jim...

    Latino Advocates Knock Malloy on Central American Immigrant Children Decision

    Washington – Latino advocates are reacting with disappointment, dismay and anger over the Malloy administration's decision to reject a federal request to house up to 2,000 immigrant children from Central America at the Southbury Training School....