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What's US's role in making the Web secure?

...do," said Gregory T. Nojeim, senior counsel for the Center for Democracy and Technology. Nojeim said the Senate Commerce Committee bill appears to leave "tough questions to the president, and that isn't comforting because some presidents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/29/liv_549830.shtml
Life & style
Curb TV indecency

...legislation lots of momentum as it headed into the Senate. But apparently not enough. It's been bottled up in the Senate Commerce Committee for months. No one has directly spoken out against it, but the talk is that Hollywood - and its huge campaign...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/27/edi_4860.shtml
Editorials
Law on indecency eludes Congress

...the Federal Communications Commission study violence on television. This year, it has been bottled up in the Senate Commerce Committee. Lanier Swann, the director of government relations at Concerned Women for America, said the panel's chairman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/08/25/bus_4528.shtml
Business
The witch hunt is heating up

...an almost unprecedented move, the Justice Department has acknowledged it complied with a subpoena from the Senate Commerce Committee and turned over documents obtained during a grand jury investigation into an alleged steroid-distribution...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/29/oly_413879.shtml
Olympics
McCain wants testing change

...Wednesday that Congress will step in unless the union agrees to toughen the sport's steroid-testing rules. The Senate Commerce Committee chairman challenged union head Donald Fehr to accept a far more stringent drug-testing policy, such as the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/03/11/bas_408338.shtml
Baseball
Congress discusses indecency on TV, radio after FCC record fine

...introduced legislation to do so. Upton said he hoped to have the bill reach the House floor before spring. The Senate Commerce Committee last year included a similar increase in fines in its legislation renewing the FCC. "A number of these stations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/29/bus_402645.shtml
Business
TV news in an age of big media: Just viewer come-ons?

...organizations including the National Organization for Women and the National Rifle Association. Late last week, the Senate Commerce Committee gave bipartisan approval for proposed legislation to reverse that FCC decision. The bill's future is uncertain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/30/tel_379923.shtml
Television
NASA: no problems on Columbia suggested any safety risk

...problems later," Boehlert told O'Keefe. Sen. Ernest Hollings of South Carolina, ranking Democrat on the Senate Commerce Committee, said that as the investigation goes forward, "the government needs to focus the examination more squarely...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/13/nat_375548.shtml
National
March Madness boosts digital television

...timetable to start sending digital signals by May 2002 when only 185 stations have made the change to date, says Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John McCain, R-Ariz. McCain is a longtime critic of a 1997 agreement that gave broadcasters a chunk...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/03/18/tec_308323.shtml
XXX Technology
Airlines don't improve

...canceled, delayed or diverted. The report is a result of a several-month investigation initiated by the Senate Commerce Committee last year after public complaints became as loud as aft-row seating in a MD-80. The airline industry said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/02/17/op_307326.shtml
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