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Calif. lawmaker to introduce smartphone 'kill switch' bill

Sen. Mark Leno wants to make the security feature -- aimed at bricking stolen smartphones -- the law.

By December 19, 2013

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Amazon 'drones' stir up privacy concerns among lawmakers

Sen. Edward Markey says the Federal Aviation Administration needs to adopt privacy regulations before allowing services like Amazon Prime Air, which will use drones to deliver packages, to get off the ground.

By December 2, 2013

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FCC rakes in $45 billion from wireless spectrum auction

The record-breaking auction highlights the demand for high-speed wireless service and signals strong promise for the upcoming auction of TV broadcast spectrum.

By January 29, 2015

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Uber's legal struggles hamstring expansion in Asia

As the US company aims to disrupt taxi markets across the globe, regulators in several countries in Asia are making it difficult for it to gain a foothold.

By January 28, 2015

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Google wants to limit 'right to be forgotten' requests to Europe

Google's legal chief says the search giant will review what others have to say about its policy, but the company maintains its "strong view" on handling website removal requests.

By January 20, 2015

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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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In letter to German lawmakers, Snowden speaks of his 'moral duty to act'

In note delivered to German legislators, former NSA contractor defends his leak of documents and says he'd be willing to travel to Germany to testify in probe of US spying there.

By November 1, 2013

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NYC judge said to order Airbnb host to stop 'profiteering' off rental

After a woman reportedly earns $6,500 per month off Airbnb for her rent-controlled Manhattan apartment, a judge issues her a temporary injunction to halt immediately.

By December 24, 2014

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Who's really taking you for an Uber ride?

After an Uber driver allegedly rapes a woman in Boston, the ride-sharing service's background checks come under scrutiny.

By December 22, 2014

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Uber agrees to suspend service in Portland after lawsuit

Ride-sharing service plans to pause operations for three months while the city takes time to craft new taxi regulations.

By December 18, 2014