Legislators question Facebook over tracking patent

Anyone who follows the tech world knows many granted patents are for software, hardware or methods that will never actually come to market.

Congressmen demand action on 'supercookies'

Two US lawmakers are calling on the Federal Trade Commission to investigate so-called 'supercookies' - which aren't nearly as yummy as they sound.

Light bulb ban bill burns out in Congress

H.R. 2417, the Better Use of Light Bulbs Act (BULB), burnt out Tuesday as the U.S. House of Representatives failed to pass the measure despite fierce support from the GOP and conservatives. 



House turns its sights on Apple over new privacy policy

It's Apple's turn to come under scrutiny from senators for its privacy practices. Reps Edward J Markey and Joe Barton (yes, them again) are raising questions with Steve Jobs over Apple’s privacy policy.