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Cuomo promotes rest stops, parking lots as 'texting zones'

New York governor announces an initiative that designates 91 areas along highways as texting zones for phone-addicted drivers.

By September 24, 2013


Mario Cuomo's three wishes for U.S.: Education, immigrants, tech

The former New York governor who turned down a run at the White House and was called "Hamlet on the Hudson," spends a few minutes talking tech with CNET.

By June 3, 2012


Comcast, NetZero latest providers to bow to Cuomo's Usenet campaign

After New York state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo's threat of legal action, Comcast has agreed to curtail Usenet access. It's still not clear what, if any, newsgroups will be removed.

By July 30, 2008


Cuomo strong-arms Comcast over Usenet

New York's attorney general finds a novel way to shake down law-abiding broadband companies: accuse them of harboring child pornography and threaten to prosecute them.

By July 22, 2008


Should you fear new ISP copyright enforcers?

This story incorrectly identified the first name of New York's governor. His name is Andrew Cuomo.

By July 7, 2011


Facebook and MySpace delete NY sex offenders

New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo praised Facebook and MySpace for purging their roles of more than 3,500 New York-based registered sex offenders.

By December 1, 2009


Ep. 848: Where Jeff's still walking down 5th Avenue

In the words of Governor Andrew Cuomo, we're all proud to be New Yorkers but we reached a new level of social justice this weekend with the passing of the Gay Marriage Bill, and Jeff may indeed still be celebrating on 5th Avenue today following yesterday's Pride parade.

By June 27, 2011


N.Y. attorney general tackles child porn on social networks

Andrew Cuomo, a frequent critic of safety on social networks like Facebook and MySpace, partners with them on a filtering tool to prevent child porn from being uploaded to their servers.

By June 17, 2010


YouTube yanks video of 3D-printed rifle magazine

A popular clip from the group known as Defense Distributed is taken down, only to reappear later in the day.

By February 8, 2013


N.Y. AG says AOL will curb access to Usenet. It already did

Andrew Cuomo says the Time Warner unit will delete child porn when notified (it already does) and remove sexually explicit Usenet newsgroups (AOL stopped offering Usenet in 2005).

By July 10, 2008