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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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Mark your calendars: FCC to hold Net neutrality vote on Feb. 26

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announces the date to a CES crowd, indicating that the proposal on the table will include reclassifying broadband as a utility.

By January 7, 2015

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FCC chairman on schools: Basic connectivity is now inadequate

Chairman Tom Wheeler makes his case for higher-speed Internet access in schools, proposing a plan to increase the monthly fee in phone bills by 16 cents to cover new investment.

By November 17, 2014

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Facebook to police private sale of firearms

The company is implementing new restrictions around the sale of regulated items following pressure from gun-control advocates.

By March 5, 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 February 11, 2014

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New Senate, House bills would restore Net neutrality

Democrats in the House and Senate have introduced legislation that will give the FCC authority to impose its Net neutrality rules until it can come up with a more permanent legal fix.

By February 3, 2014

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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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Carriers got 1M gov't, police requests for data in 2012

Requests for customer mobile phone data from federal, state, and local authorities topped 1 million, says a US senator. But no carrier said whether it had received requests under the Patriot Act.

By December 9, 2013

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Senator to FTC: Does Google ad change break privacy deal?

Sen. Edward Markey sends a letter to the Federal Trade Commission asking whether Google's upcoming changes to its Terms of Service violate a 2011 privacy settlement over its scrapped Buzz service.

By October 12, 2013

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Facebook's proposed privacy policy changes face FTC review

Agency asked to review whether social network's proposed changes violate a 2011 settlement agreement.

By September 11, 2013