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US official: The Internet can stand on its own now (Q&A)

Lawrence Strickling, who runs the US government's remaining oversight of the Internet, says it's time to relinquish that role. Snowden didn't push the issue, he tells CNET's Stephen Shankland.

By March 31, 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 March 24, 2014

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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 March 14, 2014

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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 February 3, 2014

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A voracious mobile world needs 'spectrum, spectrum, spectrum'

commentary CES panels stress the urgent need to free up more radio frequencies to address the insatiable demand from mobile users and high-bandwidth apps.

By January 9, 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 September 17, 2013

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White House pushes for sharing of government spectrum

In an executive order signed today, President Obama calls on government agencies to share underutilized wireless spectrum with commercial users.

By June 14, 2013

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Departing FCC chairman leaves behind mixed record

Julius Genachowski talked a good game when it came to broadband and freeing up wireless spectrum. But as he prepares to step down, critics say he missed opportunities to make his rhetoric a reality.

By March 22, 2013

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LTE networks vulnerable to inexpensive jamming technique

High-speed wireless networks being embraced as the future of wireless communication could be taken down with an inexpensive transmitter, researchers warn.

By November 15, 2012

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Defense Department pushes spectrum sharing as solution to wireless crunch

The Defense Department and wireless industry agree freeing up government owned spectrum is a good idea, but they disagree how about how to do it.

By October 10, 2012