Federal Lawmakers

Lawmakers Vow Action on Google Location Tracking

Lawmakers are vowing to step up their oversight of the data collection practices of giant technology companies after an Associated Press investigation found Google continues to collect user location data even if they’ve used a privacy setting that claims to prevent it. U.S. Senator Mark Warner of Virginia said in a statement to the AP that if a Google user…

UN Agency Proposes Greenhouse Gas Emissions Rules for Planes

WASHINGTON (AP) – A U.N. panel says it is proposing greenhouse gas emissions standards for planes that fly internationally beginning in 2020 for new aircraft designs and three years later for designs already in production. The International Civil Aviation Organization said the agreement reached by 170 international experts sets a cutoff date of 2028 for the manufacture of planes that…