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Facebook and Google could be forced to tell you how much your data is worth under new US legislation

The bill would mean users receive a report every 90 days on the types of information collected by tech companies, and how much it is worth to them.
Sen. Mark Warner on Capitol Hill.

Sen. Warner blasts Google for hidden Nest microphone: Federal agencies and Congress ‘must have hearings to shine a light on the dark underbelly ...

On Tuesday, Google apologized for not disclosing to consumers that it's Nest security system contained a microphone.

Sen. Chuck Schumer intervened on Facebook’s behalf this summer, telling a prominent Democratic critic of the company to back off

Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) told Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) to tone down his criticism of the social networking giant and find a way to work with it.

A top Senate panel is going after Google for failing to disclose its massive data exposure

Sen. Chuck Grassley, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, sent a letter to Google CEO Sundar Pichai blasting them for not disclosing the data vulnerabilities to Congress.

Lawmakers say that China’s reported use of a microchip to target tech giants like Amazon and Apple shows the ‘lengths that Beijing will go...

Lawmakers on the House and Senate said Bloomberg's report that Chinese spies had inserted malicious microchips into motherboards used by tech giants like Apple and Amazon was another example of Beijing's growing campaign to infiltrate the US.

Top Senate Democrat warns Trump to ‘be careful what you wish for’ after he orders the release of sensitive Russia documents

While the Trump campaign sought to distance itself from Carter Page after he drew scrutiny, the former adviser testified to the House Intelligence Committee last year that he had several contacts with people linked to Russia, at times with the campaign's knowledge.

Senate Intelligence Committee wants Julian Assange to testify, and WikiLeaks isn’t ruling it out

The leaders of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence sent a letter to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange last week requesting that he speak with committee staffers about his connections to the Russian interference in the 2016 elections.

Democrats have reportedly drawn up plans to slap big tech firms with privacy laws similar to GDPR in the EU

In a document obtained by Axios, Democratic senator Mark Warner outlined ways of introducing more regulation for big tech companies in the US. Warner suggests that making laws similar to the EU's GDPR regulations could be one way of improving privacy rules.

Trump rails against lawmaker for Russia investigation comments possibly made ‘in a near drunken state’

During a fundraising retreat at Martha's Vineyard, Sen. Mark Warner reportedly joked that if he had "one more glass of wine," he might reveal information on the Russia investigation that only he and special counsel Robert Mueller knew.

Congress is putting Mark Zuckerberg through the wringer — but the open secret is lawmakers don’t know what will come of it

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are unsure about regulating tech companies, even as they haul in Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify.