On Data Protection Day, members of the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 19-1 in favor of the Judicial Redress Act, which would extend to European citizens the right to sue particular US government agencies if their electronic data is mishandled in a law enforcement investigation. The bill points to distinction between data rights in the US and Europe.
Thirty years after the tragic explosion, commercial space transportation has become a $5.4-billion industry.
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg says the company is nearly ready to roll out a new system for responding to users' posts with a single click.
Officials from agencies in the US and Europe reflected on the state of Internet policy, law enforcement and privacy at the State of the Net 2016 conference in Washington, discussing tech policy in the wake of a court challenge by privacy activist Max Schrems that struck down the Safe Harbor agreement.