The proposed deal raises concerns about WhatsApp users' privacy, two groups say.
However, the executives stop short of endorsing a Senate bill requiring them to install kill switches on mobile devices.
The bill would allow mobile device users to surf the Internet and send text messages
Bills in the House and Senate would restore the FCC's rules after an appeals court threw them out.
The changes called for regarding NSA surveillance include new privacy advocates to be assigned to a surveillance court and a transition away from a controversial U.S. telephone records collection program.
The FISA court approves the metadata collection program for the 36th time in seven years.
The decision of the D.C. judge conflicts with a ruling from a New York judge in a separate case..
Judge Richard Leon of the U.S. District court says the NSA's phone records collection efforts likely violated the Constitution.
While the FCC is moving forward with a plan to let airlines allow the use of mobile phones on flights, the Transportation Secretary wonders if in-flight voice calls are "fair to consumers."
Google says its top Shopping results are clearly labeled as sponsored by merchants.
HealthCare.gov, the troubled insurance-shopping website launched in October by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is now working well for most users, officials said Sunday.
The states accused Google of placing tracking on computers of Safari users when they visited sites in Google’s DoubleClick ad network in 2011 and 2012.
The director of the NSA told the hearing that ending the agency's bulk collection of U.S. telephone records would set U.S. intelligence back to pre-2001 levels.
The legislation introduced by a bipartisan group of more than 85 lawmakers would end the bulk collection of U.S. telephone records.
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