• Both the US House of Representatives and the US Senate are on recess for the elections. They are presently expected to return November 15, 2010.
  • Sen. John “Jay” Rockefeller IV, D-W.Va., Chair of the Senate Commerce Committee, has sent letters to Facebook and MySpace inquiring about whether reports are correct that the sites share sensitive user information with undisclosed third parties. Each letter contains a detailed analysis of the companies’ respective privacy policies and asks several questions related to how each policy is enforced. To read the text of the letters, click here.