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Advocacy group files appeal against Facebook privacy settlement

Some parents of Facebook users are attacking a class action legal decision, arguing that minors should have explicit parental consent for their images being used in ads.

By February 13, 2014

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Congressional Republicans propose their Net neutrality fix

A bill introduced Friday claims to protect Internet openness without reclassifying broadband as a utility. But it also guts the FCC's regulatory authority.

By January 16, 2015

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Airbnb, Lyft partner with new share-economy advocacy group

A new nonprofit wants to promote and protect peer-to-peer services, but says it won't lobby the government.

By July 31, 2013

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Marriott removes ban on personal Wi-Fi networks in hotels

In light of customer protests, Marriott stops blocking personal hot spots, but continues to seek guidance from FCC on how to maintain Internet security at hotels.

By January 15, 2015

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FCC proposal removes hurdle for online TV providers

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler believes online video services should have the same access to content as cable companies, and he has proposed tweaking regulation to ensure that happens.

By December 19, 2014

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GTA V pulled from Target Australia for depictions of violence against women

After pressure from an online petition, Target Australia agrees to stop selling Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto V.

By December 3, 2014

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Zuckerberg works toward $50M political advocacy goal -- report

Facebook's chief is in the fund-raising phase of setting up an advocacy group aimed at immigration and education reform.

By March 27, 2013

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Secret US technology said to intercept cellular communications

Fake cell phone signal receivers on airplanes gather cell traffic in a secret government program, a new report reveals.

By November 13, 2014

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AT&T chief says Net neutrality qualms could crimp fiber plans

CEO Randall Stephenson weighs in on President Obama's call for tighter rules on broadband providers. He also talks up AT&T's big bet on Mexico.

By November 12, 2014

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Obama: Regulate broadband Internet like a utility so it 'works for everyone'

President Obama calls for tighter rules from the FCC -- leaving a little bit of wiggle room -- in an effort to preserve a "free and open Internet."

By November 10, 2014