Topic: Sen. Harry Reid

Wheeler Convinces Cruz to Lift Hold Vote Senate confirmation of FCC nominees could come tomorrow

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) heard what he wanted to hear from Tom Wheeler, the Federal Communications Commission chairman nominee, and lifted his hold on his nomination, clearing the way for…

October 29, 2013, 4:45 PM EDT

Reid Postpones PIPA Vote; Smith Postpones SOPA Markup Debate shifts to compromise solution

Chalk up another big win for the Internet companies and their online protest against controversial anti-piracy bills. Both PIPA and SOPA are now on hold in Congress, giving lawmakers more…

January 20, 2012, 11:17 AM EST

In Wake of Internet Storm, Lawmakers Pull Support for Anti-Piracy Bills 60,000 websites take part in protest

A number of lawmakers that formerly supported SOPA and PIPA pulled their support from the two bills Wednesday as tens of thousands of Internet websites staged the biggest protest in…

January 18, 2012, 4:29 PM EST

Revenge of the Nerds: Websites Go Dark in Protest of Piracy Bills 7,000 venues participate

If you go to Wikipedia today, be forewarned. The free online encyclopedia, along with more than 7,000 others such as Reddit, Mozilla and Wordpress, are blacked out in protest of…

January 17, 2012, 5:00 PM EST