Legislators Take Further Aim at Facebook
- Untitled. Ashford, Warwick // Computer Weekly;10/26/2010, p41
The article reports that U.S. representatives Joe Barton and Edward Markey have written a letter to Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook Inc. regarding how applications on his website handle users' information. According to the U.S. reports, they have approached him after a report by Wall Street...
- Sen. Markey Tees Up Kids' Online Privacy Bill. EGGERTON, JOHN // Multichannel News;10/28/2013, Vol. 34 Issue 41, p24
The article reports on the initiative of Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts and Representative Joe Barton of Texas to introduce a do-not-track privacy legislation, which aims to make the Internet a safer place for children.
- VOLUME CONTROL. // Multichannel News;4/3/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 14, p48
Presents quotes from notable people on a telecommunications reform bill proposed by Representative Joe Barton of Texas including Media Bridges executive director Tom Bishop, Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and Senator Edward Markey (D-Mass.).
- Recent Action on Net Neutrality. // Congressional Digest;Feb2007, Vol. 86 Issue 2, p45
This article reviews legislative history of internet-related bills during the 109th Congress. Rep. Joe Barton filled H.R. 5252 that would have empowered the Federal Communications Commission to enforce its guidelines regarding internet service providers. However, Rep. Ed Markey tried to attach...
- Should Congress Require Broadband Providers to Treat Similar Types of Internet Traffic Equally? // Congressional Digest;Feb2007, Vol. 86 Issue 2, p46
This article presents transcripts of a Congressional debate regarding H.R. 5252 and amendments to the bill on the issue of net neutrality. Rep. Joe Wyden of Oregon, Rep. Ed Markey of Massachusetts and Rep. Nancy Pelosi of California spoke in favor of increasing the regulatory power of the...
- WATCHING THE WATCHERS. Bachman, Katy // Brandweek;3/14/2011, Vol. 52 Issue 10, p4
The article focuses on several individuals who will play significant roles in the U.S. Senate debate about privacy and the Internet. Senator John Kerry, chairman of the subcommittee on communications at the Senate Commerce Committee, has been working on the legislation since July 2010....
- Consolation prize. // Broadcasting & Cable;4/5/93, Vol. 123 Issue 14, p63
Comments on the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) tough rate regulation for cable. House Telecommunications Subcommittee Chairman Edward Markey's (D-Mass.) demand of a rollback of 30 percent or more; Acting Chairman James Quello's insistence that the rollback be 10 percent; Details.
- Take a letter. // Broadcasting & Cable;5/10/93, Vol. 123 Issue 19, p63
Speculates Subcommittee Chairman Ed Markey's action after the House Telecommunications Subcommittee convenes a hearing on the impact of television violence on children. Open letter from Markey; Call to curb amounts of excessive violence on television.
- Multimedia show. // Broadcasting & Cable;4/26/93, Vol. 123 Issue 17, p79
Reports on House Telecommunications Subcommittee Chairman Ed Markey's putting together a Capitol Hill multimedia exhibit for May 25, 1993. New technologies from cable and telephone companies and other players in the construction of the telecommunications superhighway.