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FTC commissioners deny ignoring Google lawsuit recommendations

Commissioners defended their decision not to sue, saying it was in keeping with staff recommendations.

By March 25, 2015

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Republican FCC commissioners: Net neutrality plan misleads the American people

Republicans on the Federal Communications Commission and in Congress question the White House's influence over the agency, and claim dire consequences if the broadband industry undergoes stricter regulations.

By February 10, 2015

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With new commissioner, Google faces tough times in Europe

Günther Oettinger took credit for derailing a settlement between European regulators and Google. Now, he's the incoming leader for digital issues.

By September 30, 2014

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Comcast to ditch $45.2B takeover of Time Warner Cable, report says

After meeting with regulators, Comcast looks to be giving up on its plan to acquire the cable giant, according to Bloomberg.

By April 23, 2015

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Comcast calls off Time Warner Cable merger

Scrutiny from regulators proves too much for a proposed $45 billion deal to combine the two biggest US cable operators. However, the merger frenzy may start back up, thanks to Charter Communications.

By April 24, 2015

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Feds OK plan to free up airwaves for smartphones

FCC approves plan to share airwaves previously used by the military to help mobile operators keep up with wireless data demands.

By April 17, 2015

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Tech Retrospect: Google gets the EU antitrust treatment

Is Google abusing its position as the world's most popular search engine? Also, if you're hoping to walk into an Apple store and buy a Watch next week, we have some bad news. All that and more in your look back at the week in tech.

By April 17, 2015

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FCC chief promises simpler rules for upcoming wireless auction

Chairman Tom Wheeler tells TV broadcasters he's heard their concerns about the 2016 sale of wireless spectrum and is willing to make changes so the auction will be a success.

By April 15, 2015

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Will California regulators overstep on the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger?

Commentary: A 2012 law forbids the states' Public Utility Commission from regulating Internet services. But the pending merger of ISPs could allow the opportunity to do just that.

By April 13, 2015

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Ugly documents surface in antitrust case that Google settled with FTC

Serious claims, made by FTC investigators, came just months before the commissioners decided against launching an antitrust suit against Google in 2013, according to documents obtained by the WSJ.

By March 20, 2015