Topic: Sen. Jay Rockefeller

New Microsoft Privacy Campaign Promotes Consumer Control

Campaign will stir debate over Do Not Track

Microsoft is once again marketing its brand as the "good guy" privacy company. The new campaign, for Microsoft's Do Not Track browser, plugs right into consumer fears that their privacy…

Poll: Targeted Advertising Is Not the Bogeyman [Updated]

Nearly 70% like at least some tailored Internet ads

Consumers may be worried about Internet privacy, but targeted advertising is the least of them. In fact, only 4 percent were concerned about behavioral targeting, according to a Zogby Analytics…

Rockefeller Wants to Add Media Violence Study to Gun Bill

Amendment faces up-or-down vote in Senate

As the Senate inches closer to considering a bipartisan proposal to expand gun background checks, Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) is offering to add his bill on the study of media violence as an…

Is Tom Wheeler the Frontrunner for FCC Chief?

Public interest and former Obama officials nudge president in letter

President Obama is getting an earful about who he should nominate as the next chair of the Federal Communications Commission, but despite all the noise and Beltway gossip, one name…

Do Not Track Legislation Makes a Comeback

Lots at stake for marketers

Do Not Track legislation is poised to make a big comeback this Congress, and marketers who managed to hold it off for the past two years are taking nothing for…

Is Commissioner Rosenworcel Making a Play for FCC Chair?

Rockefeller and 37 other Dems put pressure on Obama

Is Federal Communications commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel making a play to become the next FCC chair? It's hard not to connect the political dots, based on a letter a majority of…

Rockefeller Reintroduces Do Not Track Act

Privacy heats up again in Congress

Privacy is about to heat up again in Congress. Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.), chairman of the Commerce Committee, reintroduced his Do Not Track Online Act, which will give consumers the…

Rockefeller Reintroduces Bill to Study Violent Video Games

Proposal has bipartisan support from four co-sponsors

Sen. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va) reintroduced his bill to study the impact of violent video games and programming on kids. But this time, the bill comes with the firepower of four…

Obama's Gun Agenda Includes Media Violence Study

CDC would look into possible link

The culture of media violence was only obliquely referenced in President Obama's sweeping plan to reduce what he called an epidemic of gun violence in the wake of the tragedy…

Rockefeller Plans to Reintroduce Bill to Study Violent Video Games

Legislation is a high priority for the senator

Other than lots of talk about the "culture of media violence," Washington, for the most part, seems to be focusing on tougher gun laws and not on new laws to…