Democrats Revive Fight for Net Neutrality
Telecom
Democrats Revive Fight for Net Neutrality
2022-07-29 21:13:41
by Madeline Hughes

WASHINGTON — Two senators and a member of the House of Representatives are working to ensure internet providers deliver equitable service to customers, banning the practice of throttling service and blocking access to certain content. Sens. Ed Markey, D-Mass., and... Read More

Privacy Laws for Children Pass Out of Committee
Technology
Privacy Laws for Children Pass Out of Committee
2022-07-27 23:43:41
by Madeline Hughes

WASHINGTON  — Two new bills aiming to protect children’s privacy rights on the internet passed out of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation Wednesday. Both bills passed through the committee and moved to a possible vote for the... Read More

Amazon Shared Footage With Law Enforcement 11 Times in 2022
Technology
Amazon Shared Footage With Law Enforcement 11 Times in 2022
2022-07-14 20:41:26
by Madeline Hughes

WASHINGTON — Amazon sent footage from Ring cameras to law enforcement officials 11 times so far in 2022 without notifying the owners, according to a letter the company sent to Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass. “As stated in Ring's law enforcement... Read More

Sen. Markey Questions Amazon’s Use of Ring for Surveillance
Technology
Sen. Markey Questions Amazon’s Use of Ring for Surveillance
2022-06-17 20:20:37
by Madeline Hughes

WASHINGTON — Instead of peeping through a hole to see who is at the door, it’s more common for Americans to check their phone and see a video feed from their door when a package is dropped off, food is... Read More

Markey, Paul Aim to Get Methadone Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder Into Pharmacies
U.S. Senate
Markey, Paul Aim to Get Methadone Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder Into Pharmacies
2022-03-10 15:22:48
by Alexa Hornbeck

WASHINGTON — Sens. Ed Markey, D-Mass., and Rand Paul, R-Ky., in February introduced a bill which would revise outdated regulations on methadone treatment and allow any pharmacy to dispense methadone for treating opioid use disorders. The bill has since been referred... Read More

‘Big Tech Preys on Children’ Says Sen. Ed Markey
U.S. Senate
‘Big Tech Preys on Children’ Says Sen. Ed Markey
2021-10-27 15:00:34
by Victoria Turner

WASHINGTON — When Devin Norring had dental pain and could not go to a dentist he resorted to taking a Percocet pill that was purchased on Snapchat. The pill was laced with fentanyl and the 19-year-old died in his sleep... Read More

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