Date Topicsort descending Info Type Description
07/12/2016 Sen. Franken presess makers of "Pokemon Go" app on privacy issues News

Press release announcing request.

Copy of letter.

04/17/2017 Sen. Richard Blumenthal announces "MY DATA" bill to restore online privacy News

US Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) has introduced the "MY DATA" Bill to restore online privacy. The Bill also assigns jurisdiction over Telco Common Carriers to the FTC. 

09/13/2018 Senate Commerce Committee announces hearing to "Examine Safeguards for Consumer Data Privacy for September 26 at 10am News

Hearing "Eximining Safeguards for Consumer Data Privacy" before Senate Commerce Committee set for September 26 at 10am.

04/06/2017 Senate Commerce marks up MAIN STREET Cybersecurity Act News

Link to article:

08/04/2015 Senate Cyber Bill held up by Democrats over privacy protections; recess looming News

Link to article:

06/04/2014 Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing Announcement Member Memo

Overview - Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on location-based privacy; summary of agenda

05/16/2014 Senate Sub-Committee Hearing: “Online Advertising and Hidden Hazards to Consumer Security and Data Privacy” Member Memo

Summary of Senate Subcommittee Hearing and Report Regarding “Online Advertising and Hidden Hazards to Consumer Security and Data Privacy” 

04/18/2015 Senators introduce bipartisan data breach notification bill Member Memo

Senators Carper and Blunt introduce bipartisan Data Security Act of 2015 (S.961) - a data breach notification bill. The bill text is not yet available.

06/18/2015 Shutterfly complaint News

Shutterfly complaint. Article listed separately.

06/18/2015 Shutterfly hit with class action suit over facial recognition News

Shutterfly hit with privacy suit over facial recognition. Article attached. Complaint listed separately.