EARN IT Act Moves Forward After Addressing Encryption Concerns

The EARN IT Act has passed the Senate Judiciary Committee after addressing concerns about weakening encryption.

Senate Committee Addresses 5G ‘Tower Climber’ Shortage

There have been many things that have slowed 5G adoption: competing types of 5G, available spectrum, security concerns over Chinese vendors and more. One of the biggest issues, however, may be surprise to some. Evidently, there is a serious shortage…

New Law Will Limit Cable TV Fees, Address Local Blackouts

According to Consumer Reports, the House and Senate have passed a bill that would limit how cable companies charge hidden fees and phantom rentals to jack up bills. Customers have chafed for years at hidden fees and add-ons that take…

Senate Signs Bill to Help Curb Illegal Robocalls

Robocalls have become a plague for the American consumer, with some 54 billion being placed last year alone. Now, according to the International Business Times (IBT), the Senate has unanimously approved House-passed legislation aimed at combatting robocalls. The Pallone-Thune Telephone…

Man Running Country Blares Frozen Ringtone in Meeting About Running Country

A 78-year-old man who is part of a body that helps runs the United States of America has a Frozen ringtone. And on Thursday, his Frozen ringtone interrupted a hearing. What you’re about to see is Republican Senator Pat Roberts,…

Loretta Lynch Confirmation Could Be Stalled Until April

Loretta Lynch has been waiting since November for her confirmation from the Senate to become the next attorney general. In a bid to force the Senate to complete their consideration of a controversial sex trafficking bill which reportedly includes language…

Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Apple & Other Tech Companies Call For Government Surveillance Reform

About a year ago, the Reform Government Surveillance coalition was formed. Today, it includes AOL, Apple, Drobpbox, Evernote, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter, and Yahoo. The companies have since maintained a website on the issue, and have now penned an…

Obamacare In Trouble If Senate Goes Republican

Obamacare, also known as the Affordable Care Act (or ACA), has a pretty sketchy future should the elections next week yield a Republican Senate. This could make things a lot easier for opponents of the controversial Obamacare law. Minority Leader…

Republicans Made Their Own Retro Platformer Starring an Elephant Named Giopi

The National Republican Senatorial Committee, the group whose only purpose is getting Republicans elected to the US Senate, has turned to nostalgic gaming to help with its cause. The NRSC has built its own retro platformer called Gioipi: 2014 Mission…

Unlocking Your Cellphone Is Now Legal – Again

Today, President Obama will sign a bill into law that The White House calls “a win for American consumers, a win for wireless competition, and an example of democracy at its best.” It’s the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition…