Senator Al Franken

Senator Franken urges new FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to maintain net neutrality

Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.) has written to newly appointed FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai in defense of net neutrality, vowing to "fight to protect it every step of the way."

Senator Al Franken asks Uber for more clarity on new location data sharing

U.S. Senator Al Franken (D-Minnesota) has penned an open letter to Uber CEO Travis Kalanick asking the executive to provide more transparency around its recent changes to user location data collection

Sen. Franken wants to know what Oculus is doing with its Rift user data

Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) has some questions for Oculus. The U.S. senator sent a letter this morning to Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe to inquire about how his virtual reality company is utilizing and shari

Senator Al Franken’s Concerns About Uber’s Privacy Policy Linger

U.S. Senator Al Franken today sent another letter to Uber's Travis Kalanick, probing the embattled CEO to provide more information about the company's privacy policies. Franken, a Minnesota Democr

Sen. Al Franken Questions Lyft On Its Privacy Practices

Senator Al Franken today sent a letter to Lyft asking it to detail its privacy practices. Sen. Franken's questions come in 10 parts, and hit on predictable points: which employees can access custom

Two Senators Upbraid The Intelligence Community For Insufficient Disclosure

Consider Senators Al Franken and Dean Heller unimpressed. Today the two Senators, one a Democrat and the other a Republican, released statements disparaging a recent transparency report from the U.

Sen. Franken Calls Net Neutrality The “Free Speech Issue Of Our Time”

In a video posted to the website NoSlowLane, Senator Al Franken made the argument for pure net neutrality, calling the principle "the free speech issue of our time." Citing YouTube in its infancy a