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Obama: This federal council will jumpstart broadband

President Barack Obama issues a memorandum to bring 25 federal agencies together to help encourage private industry to deploy broadband.

By March 23, 2015

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Sprint faces federal lawsuit over illegal 'cramming'

A federal consumer protection agency is suing Sprint over allegations that it allowed third-party companies to "cram" customers' bills with fraudulent charges.

By December 17, 2014

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NSA can track everyone's phone calls again -- for a while

Bulk data collection allowed to resume after a surveillance court judge rules that Congress meant to keep the NSA's program going until November.

By June 30, 2015

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What does AT&T's $100 million fine mean to me?

CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains to an AT&T unlimited-data customer what the FCC's historic fine against the company for misleading customers really means.

By June 28, 2015

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FTC goes after fraudulent board game Kickstarter

In the first case of its kind, the Federal Trade Commission has taken legal action against a Kickstarter creator who deceived his backers.

By June 11, 2015

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PayPal dials back on robocalling

The digital payments firm says it didn't live up to its own standards when it updated its user agreement with a confusing and controversial policy on autodialed calls and texts.

By June 29, 2015

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Europe to kill mobile phone roaming fees in 2017

The European Commission's decision means that Europeans who travel within the EU will pay the same mobile phone charges they do in their home country.

By June 30, 2015

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Appeals court rules Apple conspired with e-book publishers

The company must now pay $450 million as part of a settlement, but it maintains it did nothing wrong.

By June 30, 2015

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For T-Mobile's wireless ambitions, a make-or-break moment looms

The Uncarrier has the most to win or lose in next year's spectrum auction, including whether it has a chance to be a true competitor to Verizon Wireless and AT&T.

By June 23, 2015

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Regulators nix T-Mobile's hopes for more spectrum in upcoming auction

The FCC says it won't vote to increase the spectrum reserved for smaller carriers in the upcoming wireless auction.

By June 25, 2015