Privacy Circus This Week On Capitol Hill

Two new pieces of privacy legislation and a hearing are keeping Congress busy this week, while the United Kingdom’s Information Commissioner’s Office just released a new set of rules for the use of cookies by websites. Center ring at the privacy circus this week was the first hearing called by the Senate Judiciary’s new Technology,…

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Senate Antitrust Committee Begins Probing AT&T Merger Deal

After putting AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint and Cellular South CEOs under oath, Senators on the Judiciary subcommittee on antitrust asked tough questions about what the deal would really mean for the prices and service available to all mobile phone and Internet customers. Chairman Kohl admonished AT&T’s CEO as a fellow businessman not to pretend the merger…

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Senate Antitrust Committee Begins Probing AT&T Merger Deal

After putting AT&T, T-Mobile, Sprint and Cellular South CEOs under oath, Senators on the Judiciary subcommittee on antitrust asked tough questions about what the deal would really mean for the prices and service available to all mobile phone and Internet customers. Chairman Kohl admonished AT&T’s CEO as a fellow businessman not to pretend the merger…

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