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Ed Markey's Public Statements on Issue: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Full Name: Edward 'Ed' J. Markey
Office: U.S. Senate (MA) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 06/25/2013
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
Primary Sept. 9, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Susan Blumenthal
Birth Date: 07/11/1946
Birth Place: Malden, MA
Home City: Malden, MA
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Privacy - Medical Privacy
July 30, 2014 Hatch, Markey Introduce Legislation to Protect Student Privacy
June 26, 2014 Markey Decries SCOTUS Ruling on Massachusetts "Buffer Zone" Law
June 25, 2014 Markey Hails SCOTUS Decision on Mobile Phone Warrants
May 1, 2014 Senator Markey Statement on White House Big Data Report
Feb. 12, 2014 Markey, Rockefeller Introduce Data Broker Bill to Ensure Accuracy, Accountability for Consumers
Jan. 17, 2014 Markey Statement on Obama Commitment to Curtail NSA Surveillance Activities
Jan. 16, 2014 Markey joins Cardin, McCain on Global Human Rights Accountability Act
Dec. 9, 2013 For Second Year in a Row, Markey Investigation Reveals More Than One Million Requests By Law Enforcement for Americans' Mobile Phone Data
Dec. 6, 2013 Markey and Pryor Push to Ensure Online Video Clips Include Closed Captioning
Dec. 3, 2013 Markey Statement on NTIA Effort on Facial Recognition Technology
Dec. 2, 2013 Markey Statement on Drone Package Deliveries
Dec. 2, 2013 As Wireless Technology Becomes Standard, Markey Queries Car Companies about Security, Privacy
Nov. 7, 2013 Markey Calls for Federal Privacy Protections for Use of Commercial and Government Drones
Nov. 4, 2013 Markey Introduces Legislation to Promote Transparency, Privacy for Commercial and Government Drone Use
Oct. 22, 2013 Letter to Secretary of Education Arne Duncan - What Is Impact on Privacy When Student Data Shared with Private Companies?
Sept. 12, 2013 Markey Expands Investigation of Law Enforcement Requests for Mobile Phone Information from Wireless Carriers
Sept. 11, 2013 Letter to Chairwoman Edith Ramierez, FTC - Facebook Privacy Policies
April 18, 2013 Letter to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry - U.S.-Colombia Policy
March 19, 2013 Markey Drone Privacy Legislation to Prevent Flying Robots from Becoming Spying Robots
Jan. 24, 2013 Markey to Disney: Kid Tracking Statement Raises Privacy Questions
Jan. 18, 2013 Markey Praises Privacy Rules for Health Records, Data
Dec. 21, 2012 Markey Commends Instagram For Reversing Changes to Terms of Service
Dec. 18, 2012 Markey Introduces Legislation to Ensure Privacy, Transparency in Domestic Drone Operations
Dec. 18, 2012 Statement on Instagram's New Privacy Policy
Dec. 10, 2012 Markey, Barton: New FTC Report Highlights Urgent Need to Pass "Do Not Track Kids' Act
Nov. 29, 2012 Markey, Barton: Privacy Protections, Transparency a "Blind Spot" in FAA Oversight of Non-Military Domestic Drones
Sept. 24, 2012 Markey to FTC: Updating COPPA More Important Than Ever
Sept. 12, 2012 Markey Releases Mobile Device Privacy Act
Sept. 7, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 143 House Members File New Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
Sept. 4, 2012 Markey: Anonymous' Alleged FBI, Apple ID Hack Points to Need for Wireless Surveillance Legislation
Aug. 9, 2012 Markey Releases Discussion Draft Bill on Wireless Surveillance
Aug. 9, 2012 Markey Statement on FTC Settlement with Google for Safari Browser Privacy Violations
July 13, 2012 Markey, Barton: Questions Still Remain About Facebook Commitment to Protecting Younger Children Online
July 11, 2012 Markey Queries Justice Dept. About Mobile Phone Data Requests, Privacy Protections
July 10, 2012 Pelosi, Nadler, 130 House Members File Amicus Brief on Federal Case Against DOMA
June 19, 2012 GOP's Border Bill Asks Americans: Are You In the #DRONEZONE?
May 2, 2012 Markey Responds to Latest News About Google Street View Case
April 27, 2012 Privacy Caucus co-Chairs Markey, Barton Urge No Vote on CISPA
April 19, 2012 Markey, Barton Ask FAA for Details on Drones: Who's Using Them in Public Airspace? How's Privacy Protected?
Feb. 23, 2012 Markey, Barton Statement on White House Release of Blueprint For "Privacy Bill Of Rights"
Jan. 26, 2012 DeGette Joins Bipartisan Committee Leadership In Requesting Information From Google On New Privacy Policy
Dec. 2, 2011 Letter to Hillary Clinton, Secretary of State
Nov. 29, 2011 Letter to Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon
Nov. 24, 2011 Markey Warns Don't Turn 'Black Friday' into 'Track Friday' With Shopping Mall Tracking
Nov. 3, 2011 Letter to Secretaries of State
Nov. 2, 2011 Pelosi, 132 House Members File Amicus Brief in Landmark Court Challenge to DOMA
Sept. 15, 2011 Markey, Barton Praise FTC's Proposed Updates to Child Internet Safety
April 15, 2011 Statement of Rep. Edward J. Markey on the 96th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide
March 10, 2011 McGovern Joins Colleagues Urging Rep. King to Focus on All Terrorist Extremism
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