Reid Attacks Koch for Offenses Committed by Reid Donors

Senate Dem leader received tens of thousands of dollars from companies that did business in Iran

Lachlan Markay The Washington Free Beacon 4/4/2014

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D., Nev.) on Wednesday criticized a Koch Industries subsidiary for allegedly circumventing sanctions on Iran even though Reid has accepted tens of thousands of dollars in campaign […]

Feds tell Web firms to turn over user account passwords

Secret demands mark escalation in Internet surveillance by the federal government through gaining access to user passwords, which are typically stored in encrypted form.

Declan mcCullagh CNET 7/25/2013

The U.S. government has demanded that major Internet companies divulge users’ stored passwords, according to two industry sources familiar with these orders, which represent an escalation in […]

John Kerry says if Fox signal goes off Time Warner Cable he’ll ask FCC to step in

Joe Flint Los Angeles Times December 30, 2009

Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.), the chairman of the powerful Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Communication, Technology and the Internet, again weighed in on the dispute between News Corp.’s Fox and Time Warner Cable over distribution of the former’s local TV stations and several cable channels.

In a statement […]