border patrol storing phone data

DHS is using a border exemption to download, store Americans’ data without warrants

Sen. Ron Wyden alleges that Customs and Border Protection stores American data for 15 years.

On Sep 15, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

people with faces being scanned by technology

Lawmakers urge FTC to look into ‘misleading’ statements by facial recognition company ID.me

They say ID.me “made multiple misleading statements about its use of facial recognition.”

On May 18, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

Sen. Ron Wyden, who on Tuesday spoke about the need for a data privacy law.

‘We need it now’: 24,000 people sign petition urging Congress to pass data privacy law

‘We need a data privacy law in the United States, and we need it now.’

On Jan 4, 2022 by Andrew Wyrich

Sen. Ron Wyden speaking in Congress. Next to him is a screenshot of a letter he wrote to the Treasury Department regarding its broadband speed requirements for American Rescue Plan funding.

Wyden calls on government to expand who is eligible for broadband improvement

Wyden wants anywhere that doesn’t have 100 Mbps symmetric service to be eligible.

On May 25, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

Sen. Ron Wyden speaking at a podium.

Democrats introduce bill to add $6 billion to broadband benefit program

The bill would allocate more money for the subsidy program.

On Mar 26, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

Sen. Ron Wyden

New Section 230 bill would ‘devastate every part of the open internet,’ leading Dem says

Ron Wyden said the SAFE TECH Act would ‘have the same effect as a full repeal’ of Section 230 as it is written.

On Feb 5, 2021 by Andrew Wyrich

A Black Lives Matter protest

3 Democrats call for investigation into Black Lives Matter surveillance

‘Surveillance has a chilling effect on the constitutionally protected act of peacefully protesting.’

On Oct 15, 2020 by Mikael Thalen

Ron Wyden Christopher Cox FCC Comment Section 230 FCC

Congressmen who created Section 230 rebuke Trump’s efforts to kill it

The two authors touch on several arguments.

On Sep 18, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich

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Oregon senator said jail time should be on the table for Facebook’s Zuckerberg

Says he’s “repeatedly lied” and “should be held accountable.”

On Sep 4, 2019 by Claire Goforth

Ron Wyden Saudi Arabia App

Senator calls on Apple, Google to remove Saudi app that lets men monitor women

The letter was reportedly sent on Monday.

On Feb 12, 2019 by Andrew Wyrich

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Sen. Ron Wyden wants to jail CEOs who violate consumer privacy

The senator sends a warning to ‘reckless CEOs’ with new bill.

On Nov 2, 2018 by Mikael Thalen

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Senator warns Facebook to get its act together or get ‘broken up’

‘Mr. Zuckerberg is going to have a couple of very unpleasant days before Congress next week.’

On Apr 7, 2018 by Bryan Rolli

Ron Wyden smiling on couch

Sen. Ron Wyden joins Cory Booker’s proposal to legalize marijuana nationwide

Wyden joined Booker on Facebook Live to discuss the bill

On Dec 27, 2017 by Ellen Ioanes

Sen. Martin Heinrich's Twitter post.

Democrats lash out at Trump over reports he shared ‘highly classified’ intel with Russia

After news broke that President Donald Trump reportedly shared ‘highly classified’ info with Russian officials, lawmakers were quick to criticize him.

On May 15, 2017 by Andrew Wyrich

Donald Trump and State Department Mar-a-Lago blog

State Department websites promote Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, sparking ethics concerns

U.S. government-funded blog posts have raised new questions about the murky conflicts of interest saddling the Trump presidency.

On Apr 24, 2017 by Andrew Couts

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