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 Scalpers who use bots to slam ticket websites and snatch up a huge proportion of seats at popular shows may soon find themselves in violation of federal law. The Senate and House have both passed versions of a bill criminalizing the practice. R...

So much for that bipartisan Senate bid to prevent the FBI from gaining expanded hacking powers. Senators Ron Wyden, Chris Coons and Steve Daines have failed to block changes to the US' criminal procedure rules (specifically, Rule 41) that would...

There’s a change coming that could arguably make it a lot easier for feds to snoop through your digital stuff, even if you’ve done nothing but been the victim of some malware. If Congress doesn’t act to stop it, that change to Rule 41 becomes e...

‘For me, but not for thee’ is the mantra we all knew the Democrats would use if their majority ever waned in either houses of Congress. But those days are here and they sure do seem to regret ever diminishing the filibuster…like we...

Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) took the Senate floor on Monday and gave a rousing speech in opposition to the 21st Century Cures Act -- a bill that started good, but was ruined by many amendments by Republicans to please their lobby masters (part...

If divestment or a blind trust does not solve the issue, Congress could approve actions in advance, adding transparency.

Mylan CEO Heather Bresch has already made one trip to Capitol Hill to answer questions regarding the skyrocketing price of the emergency epinephrine injectors, but it looks like the company won’t be making a repeat outing to talk with lawmakers. ...