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Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 12/19/2011

The Circuit: BT sues Google, FCC urged to investigate Verizon, FTC asks ICANN to slow down

BT sues Google, FCC urged to investigate Verizon, FTC asks ICANN to slow down

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:15 AM ET, 12/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FCC, FTC, ICANN, Sprint, AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon, Net Neutrality, Google, International

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 12/08/2011

Grassley threatens to hold up FCC nominees over LightSquared

The Iowa Republican first wants information on the agency’s actions regarding the broadband firm LightSquared.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:30 PM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FCC, FTC, LightSquared, Spectrum, Commerce

Posted at 08:21 AM ET, 12/07/2011

The Circuit: ‘Payola’ segments, FCC’s Copps resigns, Netflix-backed video bill passes House

“Payola” segments, FCC’s Copps resigns, Netflix-backed video bill passes House.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:21 AM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Verizon, Netflix, FTC, DOJ, Privacy, Facebook, FCC, Google, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 11/30/2011

The Circuit: FCC confirmation hearings, AT&T/T-Mobile report, Facebook FTC

FCC confirmation hearings, AT&T/T-Mobile report, Facebook FTC

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:49 AM ET, 11/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Amazon, FTC, FCC, ATT, T-Mobile, DOJ, Privacy

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 11/15/2011

The Circuit: Lawmakers question firms’ Syria ties, White House calls for privacy self-regulation

Lawmakers question firms’ Syria ties, White House calls for privacy self-regulation, FTC chair up for reappointment.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:28 AM ET, 11/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Cybersecurity, FTC, Privacy, International

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 11/11/2011

Privacy by default: a look at Facebook’s settings

How the social network's settings have changed over time.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:18 PM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Privacy, FTC

Posted at 08:14 AM ET, 11/11/2011

The Circuit: Facebook and the FTC, Senate upholds net neutrality, Twitter/WikiLeaks

Facebook and the FTC, Senate upholds net neutrality, Twitter/WikiLeaks

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:14 AM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, IP, Twitter, Wikileaks, FCC, Net Neutrality, Facebook, FTC, FCC

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 10/25/2011

The Circuit: Netflix; Google Buzz; Kids and media

Netflix; Google Buzz; kids and media

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:35 AM ET, 10/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cybersecurity, AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, DOJ, FCC, FTC, Google, Netflix

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 09/30/2011

The Circuit: LightSquared, Facebook privacy, Twitter maps the world’s moods

LightSquared, Facebook privacy, Twitter maps the world's moods.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:30 AM ET, 09/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, LightSquared, FCC, FTC, Privacy, Twitter, Amazon

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 09/27/2011

The Circuit: Facebook’s PAC, AT&T/T-Mobile merger, Spotify and Facebook

Facebook’s PAC, AT&T/T-Mobile merger, Spotify and Facebook

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:31 AM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FTC, Amazon, Facebook, AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC, DOJ, Google, Microsoft

Posted at 08:10 AM ET, 09/22/2011

The Circuit: AT&T makes small gains in hearing; Google's Schmidt defends practices; Facebook preps for announcements

AT&T makes small gains in hearing; Google's Schmidt defends practices; Facebook preps for announcements

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:10 AM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  IP, HP, FTC, FCC, DOJ, Facebook, Google, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 09/21/2011

The Circuit: AT&T’s next round, Google’s Schmidt to the Hill, Facebook redesign

AT&T’s next round, Google’s Schmidt to the Hill, Facebook redesign

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:26 AM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Kids Online, Facebook, Google, DOJ, FTC, International, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 09/15/2011

FTC proposes new children’s online privacy rule

The new rule would extend the definition of personal information to include geolocation data

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:40 PM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FTC, Kids Online

Posted at 08:44 AM ET, 09/09/2011

The Circuit: Spectrum initiative in Obama jobs plan, LightSquared, America Invents Act

Obama jobs plan includes spectrum measures, LightSquared faces questions from GOP, Senate passes America Invents Act

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:44 AM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FTC, Cybersecurity, IP, Spectrum, broadband, FCC

Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 08/16/2011

The Circuit: Google/Motorola; FTC settles with app maker; Anonymous shuts down four BART stations

Google/Motorola; FTC settles with app maker; Anonymous shuts down four BART stations.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:38 AM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Apple, FTC, Kids Online, Security, LightSquared, International, Privacy

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 08/15/2011

FTC settles with kids’ app maker over alleged privacy violations

App maker W3 productions will pay $50,000 to settle charges of COPPA violations with the FTC.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:52 AM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Kids Online, Apple, FTC

Posted at 12:15 PM ET, 07/28/2011

Google’s Schmidt to testify at Senate antitrust hearing

Google chairman Eric Schmidt is expected to testify at a Senate hearing set for Sept. 21

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:15 PM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Antitrust, FTC

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 07/22/2011

The Circuit: FCC pauses on merger; Apple, Hulu; FTC chair backs data security standard

FCC pauses on merger; Apple, Hulu; FTC chair backs data security standard

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:57 AM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security, Cybersecurity, Privacy, Groupon, Microsoft, FTC: Apple, Hulu, Online video, FCC, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 08:34 AM ET, 07/21/2011

The Circuit: Dems against merger, Murdoch’s D.C. lobbyist, White House cutting back data centers

Dems against merger, Murdoch’s man in Washington, cutting back data centers.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:34 AM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Spectrum, Security, OMB, FCC, FTC, DOJ, AT&T, T-Mobile

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 07/20/2011

The Circuit: Data security, policy expert nominated to FTC, LightSquared faces European opposition

Data security bill, Obama nominates policy expert to FTC, LightSquared faces European opposition.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:37 AM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security, Apple, T-Mobile, Broadband, LightSquared, International, FTC

Posted at 08:18 AM ET, 07/18/2011

The Circuit: Wireless jobs, phone hacking, Apple scores a patent victory

Wireless jobs, phone hacking, Apple scores a patent victory.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:18 AM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Spectrum, FCC, FTC, IP, Apple, FBI

Posted at 08:54 AM ET, 07/13/2011

The Circuit: Senate hearing on cramming, merger puts White House in tough spot; changes for Netflix

Senate hearing on cramming, merger puts Obama administration in a tough spot; Netflix changes its plans.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:54 AM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kids Online, International, Netflix, AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC, FTC, DOJ, Bill shock

Posted at 08:33 AM ET, 07/12/2011

The Circuit: States look into AT&T/T-Mobile merger, smartphone use, Amazon challenging Calif. law

States look into AT&T/T-Mobile merger, smartphone use, Amazon challenging Calif. law

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:33 AM ET, 07/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  IP, Security, Kids Online, FTC, Google, Apple, Microsoft, RIM, Amazon, FTC, Broadband, AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, FCC

Posted at 08:27 AM ET, 07/11/2011

The Circuit: Google’s antitrust probes, Groupon changes privacy policy, privacy on the Hill

Google’s antitrust probes, Groupon changes privacy policy, privacy on the Hill.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:27 AM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  International, Google, Facebook, Twitter, Privacy, Security, Groupon, Online shopping, Antitrust, FTC, IP

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 07/01/2011

The Circuit: AT&T amps up lobbying effort; LightSquared, GPS interference; FTC,Twitter

AT&T amps up lobbying effort, LightSquared and GPS industry find interference, FTC asks questions about Twitter.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:30 AM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FCC, Spectrum, Mobile, Privacy, Comcast, Google, FTC, Twitter, LightSquared, AT&T, T-Mobile, NTIA

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 06/30/2011

The Circuit: LightSquared report expected, Summers to VC, Amazon vs. California

LightSquared report expected, Summers to VC, Amazon vs. California.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:32 AM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Samsung, Privacy, FTC, Amazon, LightSquared

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 06/29/2011

Reps. Bono Mack and Walden to hold series of Internet privacy hearings

Two Republican members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee will hold several hearings, starting July 14.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:47 PM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy, FCC, FTC, Commerce

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 06/24/2011

Google’s FTC probe just the latest investigation into company’s practices

Google has faced a handful of investigations from regulatory bodies in the United States and Europe.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:14 PM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, FTC, Antitrust

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 06/23/2011

Report: FTC to subpoena Google for antitrust probe

FTC said to subpoena Google within days and request information from others at a later date.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:50 PM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FTC, Google

Posted at 05:49 PM ET, 06/22/2011

FTC names Alison Oldale as deputy director for antitrust

Alison Oldale comes to the Federal Trade Commission from Britain’s Competition Commission

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:49 PM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FTC

Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 06/09/2011

California retailer, FTC settle over false Web site

The FTC settled with a company that allegedly misrepresented itself to UK customers.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:33 PM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  FTC

Posted at 08:48 AM ET, 05/20/2011

The Circuit: Facebook IPO ‘inevitable,’ USA Today pans AT&T/T-Mobile, Comcast restores money after critical tweet

The Circuit: Facebook COO says IPO “inevitable,” USA Today pans AT&T/T-Mobile deal, Senate addresses kids’ privacy

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:48 AM ET, 05/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, LinkedIn, AT&T, T-Mobile, FCC, FTC, Apple, Google, Verizon, Wireless

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 05/17/2011

The Circuit: LinkedIn IPO jumps to $4 billion, Dems push for public safety network, Commerce launches bilingual initiative

Following intense investor interest, LinkedIn’s initial public offering is now expected to be valued at about $4 billion.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:59 AM ET, 05/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  LinkedIn, Spectrum, Broadband, FTC, Facebook

Posted at 08:56 AM ET, 05/09/2011

The Circuit: Privacy, merger hearings this week; kids’ mobile privacy; Google, Skyhook suit

The Circuit: Privacy, merger hearings this week; teens’ mobile privacy; Google, Skyhook suit.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:56 AM ET, 05/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint, FCC, Privacy, FTC, DOJ, Google

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 05/04/2011

House data breach hearing blasts Sony; legislation planned

House members had harsh words for Sony and Epsilon

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:25 PM ET, 05/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy, FTC

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 05/04/2011

The Circuit: Data breach hearing; Google, Time Warner oppose Calif. law; Applied Materials to buy Varian Semiconductor

The Circuit: Data breach hearing; Google, Time Warner oppose Calif. law; Applied Materials to buy Varian Semiconductor

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:00 AM ET, 05/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cyber Security, FTC, Apple, Tablets, Google

Posted at 05:09 PM ET, 04/25/2011

Franken schedules mobile privacy hearing

Mobile privacy will be getting its day on the Hill on May 10.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:09 PM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Google, FTC, DOJ, privacy

Posted at 10:00 PM ET, 04/21/2011

Tracking on the iPhone catches the Hill’s attention

Members of Congress are calling for explanations of an iPhone file that records time-stamped location data.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:00 PM ET, 04/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy, FTC

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 04/05/2011

The Circuit: Nasdaq rebalance, TI to buy National Semiconductor, Google may face FTC antitrust probe

The Circuit: Nasdaq rebalance, TI to buy National Semiconductor, Google may face FTC antitrust probe

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:30 AM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Apple, FTC, FCC, Antitrust, Online video

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 04/04/2011

The Circuit: Massive data leak exposes customer information, Calif. do-not-track bill, Verizon 911 calls

The Circuit: Massive data leak exposes customer information, Calif. Do Not Track bill, Verizon 911 calls.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:30 AM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy, FTC, FCC, Verizon, AT&T, T-Mobile, Antitrust, AOL

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 03/16/2011

The Circuit: Online privacy hearing, Netflix looks at content creation, Google-ITA merger

Today’s online privacy hearing may be a chance to gauge where the GOP and Dems stand on legislation versus self-regulation.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:20 PM ET, 03/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  privacy, online video, google, netflix, ftc, fcc, net neutrality