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President Obama nominates new FCC commissioners

The president has nominated a Democrat and a Republican who each have experience working at the FCC to fill slots on the commission.

By Nov. 1, 2011

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FCC to rewrite Net neutrality rules

The FCC's chairman says the agency won't challenge a federal appeals court decision to throw out its Open Internet rules and will instead take another crack at writing new regulations.

By Feb. 19, 2014

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Privacy officials from 6 countries request details on Google Glass

Officials ask Google how it intends to use the information collected by the high-tech specs, which could seemingly videotape or photograph others without their knowledge.

By Jun. 18, 2013

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British spy unit reportedly hit Anonymous with DDoS attacks

A UK communications intelligence agency unit used a popular cyberattack method against hacktivist groups, according to documents Edward Snowden supplied to NBC News.

By Feb. 4, 2014

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FCC considers lifting cell phone ban on planes

The U.S. agency that regulates the nation's communications networks said it will seek public comment on a proposal that will allow people to make phone calls and use mobile data in-flight.

By Nov. 21, 2013

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FCC broadcast rules could affect upcoming spectrum auction

New rules adopted by the FCC that limit how TV broadcasters can do business may discourage participation in the upcoming incentive spectrum auction.

By Mar. 31, 2014

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Amid political pressure, FCC to propose Net neutrality fix

The FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says he has a plan to re-instate the agency's Open Internet rules, which the public will hear about in more detail in the "coming days."

By Feb. 11, 2014

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FCC frees up 100MHz of spectrum for Wi-Fi

The FCC voted to free up an additional 100MHz of wireless spectrum for unlicensed use in a move that will help alleviate congestion on Wi-Fi networks and pave the way for faster-speed service.

By Mar. 31, 2014

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White House says it won't direct FCC to reclassify broadband

Obama administration says it supports a free and open Internet but doesn't have the authority to tell the FCC what to do.

By Feb. 18, 2014

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Rereading the tea leaves in the Netflix-Comcast deal

commentary Commentators appear to have assumed the worst about Netflix's recently announced paid peering deal with Comcast. What's the real message in the deal? The Internet isn't broken.

By Mar. 6, 2014