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Tue, May 14, 2013 - The estate of Aaron Swartz had argued that the personal information was important to the public's understanding of the investigation
Mon, May 13, 2013 - More than six in 10 people answering a survey oppose legislation that passed in the Senate.
Thu, May 09, 2013 - New legislation introduced by a group of U.S. lawmakers would require mobile application developers to obtain consent from consumers before collecting their personal data and to secure the data they collect.
Thu, May 09, 2013 - Amid broad agreement that more skilled workers would boost the tech economy, industry experts suggest that comprehensive immigration bill coming up for debate doesn't go far enough to help fill IT, engineering and manufacturing jobs.
Thu, May 09, 2013 - A California senator plans legislation to prohibit the use of the technology to make "untraceable and anonymously-produced guns"
Wed, May 08, 2013 - Possible sanctions could include immigration and trade limits with countries accused of harboring cyberattackers, lawmakers say
Wed, May 08, 2013 - The intent of the comprehensive immigration bill's H-1B database is to improve the odds that a U.S. worker will be hired over a foreign one. But its effectiveness may depend on fuzzy terms such as 'good faith' hiring, and enforcement. This is where the real legislative battle may be fought.
Wed, May 08, 2013 - A bill proposed in the U.S. Senate aims to block imports of products containing U.S. technology stolen online, a move that appears primarily directed at China.
Tue, May 07, 2013 - Strong bipartisan support sends controversial Marketplace Fairness Act to the House, as opponents continue to raise concerns about impact on small businesses.
Mon, May 06, 2013 - The Marketplace Fairness Act next goes to the House, where it may run into opposition
Fri, May 03, 2013 - Some tech vendors say more foreign visas are needed to help with a shortage of qualified IT workers
Fri, May 03, 2013 - IT workers with 15 or more years of experience say they're passed over for employment
Thu, May 02, 2013 - Dutch law enforcement should be allowed to break into computers outside the Netherlands when necessary, the draft bill said
Thu, May 02, 2013 - A draft bill has been privately circulated among some stakeholders