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US government begins loosening decades-old grip on the Internet

ICANN, eager to wean itself from the US Commerce Department, will set up the "multistakeholder" governance it has sought for overseeing the Internet's core workings.

By Mar. 14, 2014

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FCC plans for smartphones to share military wireless frequency

The government agency looks to open up the airwaves by allowing for civilians to hop on spectrum currently reserved for the Defense Department.

By Mar. 24, 2014

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White House petitions FCC to make cell phone unlocking legal

Ban on unlocking cell phones went into effect at the beginning of the year when the Library of Congress opted not to renew a Digital Millennium Copyright Act exemption.

By Sep. 17, 2013

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Feds target 95MHz of wireless spectrum for mobile broadband

The NTIA says 95MHz of government wireless spectrum can be used for mobile broadband, but it proposes that government agencies share spectrum with commercial users.

By Mar. 27, 2012

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US to push for mandatory car-to-car wireless communications

The government believes vehicle-to-vehicle data links will help improve driver safety, and will push for legislation requiring it in "a future year."

By Feb. 3, 2014

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First Privacy Bill of Rights meeting: Mobile apps targeted

A meeting on mobile applications and data privacy will be held July 12 to start enforcement of President Obama's digital Privacy Bill of Rights.

By Jun. 15, 2012

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U.S. delves into broadband access with new map

Government agency releases National Broadband Map, a visual depiction of the state of broadband availability and service across the country that will be updated every six months.

By Feb. 17, 2011

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Feds take initial step in allocating spectrum

NTIA issues a report suggesting freeing up the first 115MHz in an overall plan calling for opening up 500MHz of spectrum for commercial use over the next decade.

By Nov. 15, 2010

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FCC suspends LightSquared waiver over GPS interference

Agency tasked with overseeing military and government spectrum use says interference with other devices is unavoidable.

By Feb. 14, 2012

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Feds to mobile users: Drop dead

commentary Mobile networks are running out of capacity. But the federal government is doing everything it can to weasel out of a White House promise to free up some of its vast stockpile of radio spectrum.

By Jul. 30, 2012