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Republican legislation to 'fix' Net neutrality may not be dead

Two Democrats offer a glimmer of hope to Senate Republicans looking to revive a bill that would put the FCC's rules preserving an open Internet into law, but with key differences. But there are major sticking points.

By March 19, 2015

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Self-driving Freightliner Inspiration rolls out on public roads in Nevada

The first autonomous heavy-duty truck gets its license to drive in Las Vegas.

By May 6, 2015

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California shoots down 'kill switch' legislation for smartphones

Legislators rejected a bill requiring device makers like Apple to include antitheft software on smartphones sold in the state. Their reason: It would be bad for business.

By April 24, 2014

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Obama said to announce legislation halting NSA’s phone record collecting

Major legislative proposals to the government’s surveillance programs -- specifically those that gather bulk call data on US residents -- are expected to be revealed this week.

By March 24, 2014

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Uber ceases operations in Kansas amid stricter rules

The ride-sharing service pulled out after lawmakers overrode the veto on the bill requiring drivers carry more insurance and submit to state background checks.

By May 5, 2015

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Europe launches plan to tackle US online dominance

The European Commission wants to improve competition across the continent's single market, including an investigation into Internet giants like Google and Facebook.

By May 6, 2015

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Turkey approves legislation to block Internet sites

Passed by Turkey's parliament, the bill would allow the government to cut off access to any site without the need for court approval, says the Wall Street Journal.

By February 6, 2014

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House approves controversial cybersecurity bill

Opponents worry that data-sharing legislation could lead to increased government surveillance.

By April 22, 2015

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Google offers $164M to improve Google News, relations with publishers

The sum will be used over the next three years to fund grants for projects that attempt to stimulate "innovation in digital journalism" and make news content more appealing to readers.

By April 28, 2015

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Millennials' view of Snowden could spur surveillance relief, ACLU says

The civil liberties group argues that younger adults have an "overwhelmingly positive opinion" about Edward Snowden, leaker of NSA secrets -- and that governments should take note.

By April 21, 2015