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NAACP calls Pandora-backed legislation unfair

In a letter to Congress, the civil rights group asks that lawmakers vote no on legislation designed to cut the rates paid by Pandora and other Webcasters to artists -- some of whom are elderly Motown performers who weren't compensated fairly for their original work.

By November 8, 2012

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On Call: Civil rights groups line up behind AT&T-T-Mobile merger

AT&T is getting support from all corners for its bid for T-Mobile, even from groups like GLAAD, the NAACP, and the Sierra Club.

By June 15, 2011

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Andrew Breitbart, controversial Internet news pioneer, dead at 43

The outspoken conservative edited the Drudge Report and helped create the Huffington Post.

By March 1, 2012

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AT&T: Support growing for T-Mobile merger

The carrier says that major groups including the AFL-CIO and NAACP, along with 15 state governors, are giving a thumbs-up to its proposed takeover of T-Mobile USA.

By June 3, 2011

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AT&T promises 5,000 new jobs after T-Mobile merger

The company says workers will be needed to fill call center jobs if the deal is approved. And then the Justice Department steps in to try to block the deal.

By August 31, 2011

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On Call: GLAAD backtracks on AT&T-T-Mobile merger support

After intense criticism for its support for the AT&T-T-Mobile merger, the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation has changed its mind.

By July 15, 2011

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AT&T/T-Mobile merger flopped despite governor, advocacy support

Despite galvanizing governors and special interest groups, AT&T has given up on owning T-Mobile and its tantalizing prize of broadband spectrum--nine months after shocking the U.S. with news of the proposed buyout.

By December 19, 2011

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This Day in Tech: Google may have records of where you've been; inside Lego's headquarters

Too busy to keep up with today's tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET for Wednesday, June 15.

By June 15, 2011

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Justice Dept. to block AT&T's T-Mobile deal

In its lawsuit, the federal government says the deal would hurt competition and reduce innovation in the wireless industry.

By August 31, 2011

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AT&T and T-Mobile: Wireless megamerger (roundup)

The No. 2 and No. 4 wireless carriers announce a $39 billion merger deal that would create a company with nearly 130 million subscribers, easily leapfrogging Verizon Wireless for the No. 1 spot.

By December 1, 2011