Two bills were introduced last week pushing for stronger privacy protections online. At the same time, Web browsers are rolling out new features to give consumers more control over what advertisers know about you. Julia Angwin, a technology editor at the Wall Street Journal, offers her insight.
President Obama's budget fell on Capitol Hill with a hard thud. In these cash-strapped times, just about everyone agrees some budget-cutting is needed, so few lawmakers are standing up to cheer for his spending plan. Generally though, Democrats agreed with its priorities, and Republicans, especially those in charge of the House, did not.