Topic: Sen. Ron Wyden

Web-Savvy Lawmakers Call for Internet Bill of Rights Mobilizing online community could cut out Washington middlemen

The Internet's newly anointed congressional Internet deities, Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) called during this Monday morning's Personal Democracy Forum in New York for Congress and the…

June 11, 2012, 10:53 AM EDT

SOPA Halted in the House Fight over bills now turns to Senate

The controversial Stop Online Piracy Act has been stopped dead in its tracks in the House. Until there is broader consensus among the lawmakers about legislation that would crack down…

January 14, 2012, 8:32 AM EST

Rep. Smith to Remove Controversial Provision From SOPA Smith's move signals debate over piracy bills shifting

The debate over how to crack down on foreign Web sites that steal U.S. content or sell counterfeit goods took yet another turn late Friday. Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas), chairman…

January 13, 2012, 5:36 PM EST

Leahy Plans Amendment to Controversial Piracy Bill Wyden responds he will still filibuster proposal

It looks like the aggressive campaign spearheaded by Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., to change the course of debate in Congress over how to stop foreign…

January 12, 2012, 5:18 PM EST

Can Issa, Wyden Change Piracy Debate? As Congress returns, piracy debate at turning point

The debate in Congress over the best way to shut down foreign websites that steal U.S. copyright material and sell counterfeit goods could be about to shift. At least that's…

January 12, 2012, 10:06 AM EST

Senate Online Piracy Bill Headed for the Floor in January Wyden ready to filibuster

When the Senate returns Jan. 24, it will take up online piracy, one of the most contentious issues on the Hill that has pitted big technology against big media. Over…

December 19, 2011, 12:14 PM EST

Wyden, Issa Offer Protect IP Alternative Hill debate about how to combat digital piracy continues

Hoping to stop the progress of bills under consideration in Congress that would put in place stricter laws to combat rogue websites, a bipartisan group of lawmakers offered a draft…

December 8, 2011, 5:26 PM EST

Opponents to Digital Piracy Bills Float Alternative Would rely on International Trade Commission

The debate over how to stop foreign Web sites from stealing copyright works or selling counterfeit goods has been one of the most contentious on Capitol Hill, pitting big media…

December 2, 2011, 10:27 AM EST

Digital Privacy Bills Piling Up in Congress Two new proposals introduced Wednesday

The pile of bills in Congress aimed at protecting consumers' privacy from the wonders of their digital devices grew by two on Wednesday. Both new bills are aimed at mobile…

June 15, 2011, 6:14 PM EDT