Chairman Henry A. Waxman introduced legislation to require that recipients of federal universal service fund subsidies open their telecommunications networks to roamers on just and reasonable terms.
Chairman Waxman wrote FCC Chairman Martin requesting details about the relationship between the Public Safety Spectrum Trust Corporation (PSST) and any for-profit entities that are serving as advisors.
Chairman Waxman, along with a bipartisan group of 18 other representatives, urged the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate recent disclosures regarding inadvertent file sharing over peer-to-peer (P2P) networks and to take steps to ensure that potential risks posed by P2P networks are incorporated into the Commission’s ongoing efforts to combat identity theft.
On Tuesday, July 24, 2007, the Committee held a hearing on inadvertent file sharing over peer-to-peer (P2P) networks, the impact of such sharing on consumers, corporations, and government entities, and whether such sharing creates privacy or security risks for users.
The Oversight Committee requests documents that would explain why a TSA website that collected Social Security numbers and personal information from the public operated for several days without basic security measures.
The House has passed the Government Network Security Act (H.R. 3159), legislation introduced by Rep. Waxman and Chairman Davis that requires that federal agencies protect their computers and networks from the security risks posed by peer-to-peer file sharing.
The Government Network Security Act of 2003 (H.R. 3159), introduced by Rep. Waxman and Chairman Davis, requires that federal agencies protect their computers and networks from the security risks posed by peer-to-peer file sharing.
At a Committee on Government Reform hearing, Rep. Waxman and Chairman Davis released a report on the privacy and security risks posed by the use of popular peer-to-peer file-sharing programs like Kazaa.
The Committee on Government Reform held a hearing on children's access and exposure to pornography through Internet file-sharing programs. A GAO report and a staff report on the issue were released at the hearing.
At the request of Rep. Waxman and Rep. Steve Largent, the Special Investigations Division examined a new and growing problem for parents throughout the United States: Internet file-sharing programs that provide children easy and free access to thousands of explicit pornographic videos and other pornographic materials.
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