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Rockefeller Raises Questions Over WhisperText's Privacy Practices

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV, Chairman of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, today raised questions over the privacy practices of the web-based social media application “Whisper,” after media reports alleged that WhisperText LLC had violated its own privacy policies after promising users that the application is the “safest place on the Internet.” Whisper claims to allow its users to post and share anonymous messages about their personal and professional lives online.

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GSA On Track to Meet Administration's 2020 Renewable Energy Goal with First-of-its-Kind Wind Energy Procurement

GSA news releases - Wed, 10/22/2014 - 1:00am
The Wind Energy Procurement will add over 500,000 MWhs of electricity to the power grid, & is the largest wind energy purchase from a single source.

Rockefeller Statement on Retirement of John Pistole

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV, Chairman of the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, today released the following statement after Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John Pistole announced his retirement.

“As a friend of Administrator John Pistole, I am sorry to hear he will be moving on from the Transportation Security Administration. Throughout his career and as TSA Administrator, John Pistole has played a key role in making our country safer and more secure.

“I have had the pleasure of wo...

Rockefeller Statement on Major Cramming Settlement Between AT&T, FTC, FCC, and 51 Attorneys General

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator John D. (Jay) Rockefeller IV, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, released the following statement after the Federal Trade Commission, the Federal Communications Commission, and the Attorneys General of all 50 states and the District of Columbia announced that they had reached a settlement with AT&T over the billing practice known as cramming.

“Today’s wireless cramming settlement speaks volumes about the diligent and determined work of the FTC, FCC, and Attorneys General around the country to co...

GSA to Test Commercial Car Sharing as New Federal Fleet Solution

GSA news releases - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 1:00am
Short-term rental options for federal agencies will be piloted in four U.S. cities

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