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Net neutrality a reality: FCC votes to bring Internet under utility-style rules

In a 3-2 vote, the agency decides to apply the same rules that govern telephone service to broadband, with the hope that it ensures the fair and equal treatment of all traffic on the Internet.

By February 26, 2015

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UK to seek Obama's help in accessing user data from US firms

Prime Minister David Cameron is expected to ask for help getting US firms to make user data accessible to UK intelligence agencies under a legal framework that has yet to be worked out.

By January 15, 2015

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Obama's data-breach initiative has privacy advocates optimistic, cautious

Proposed legislation would establish a national standard for how companies respond to data breaches, with advocates on both sides of the issue supportive of the concept.

By January 13, 2015

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FCC chair said to balk at Obama's Net neutrality plan

Tom Wheeler tells Internet executives he is considering an approach that includes some of Obama's proposals as well as addressing ISPs' concerns, the Washington Post reports.

By November 11, 2014

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President Obama signs executive order for information sharing (video)

At a cybersecurity summit at Stanford University, President Barack Obama signs an order calling for standards and processes for government and companies to share information in the fight against hacks and cybercrimes.

February 13, 2015

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Obama adviser: 'Truth still out there' about UFOs

Technically Incorrect: John Podesta, a senior White House adviser who's leaving to, reportedly, head up a Hillary Clinton bid for the presidency, says his biggest regret on departing is not securing the release of "the UFO files."

By February 14, 2015

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Obama, serious about cybersecurity, also delivers laughs

The president came to the first ever White House cybersecurity summit equipped with a pen -- to sign his executive order -- and plenty of jokes to ease the mood around cyberthreats.

By February 13, 2015

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Obama signs information-sharing order as privacy question looms

At a cybersecurity summit held on the Stanford University campus, President Obama outlines a plan for companies and the US government to share information and fend off cyberattacks.

By February 13, 2015

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Obama finds ways to make cybersecurity funny (VIDEO)

President Barack Obama lightened the mood at a cybersecurity summit Friday at Stanford University, cracking jokes about passwords and being nerdy.

February 13, 2015

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7 things Net neutrality won't do

One day after the FCC adopted new Net neutrality rules, consumers are left scratching their heads about what it means for their Web-surfing experience. Has anything really changed?

By February 27, 2015