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Net neutrality a reality: FCC votes to bring Internet under utility-style rules

In a 3-2 vote, the agency decides to apply the same rules that govern telephone service to broadband, with the hope that it ensures the fair and equal treatment of all traffic on the Internet.

By February 26, 2015

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Nadella speeches get Common touch in Microsoft's Super Bowl ads

Technically Incorrect: Two Microsoft ads running during the Super Bowl offer warm feelings and an original voiceover from a famous rapper, voicing the speeches of Microsoft's CEO.

By February 1, 2015

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Google Translate app update said to make speech-to-text even easier

The mobile app will soon be able to automatically pick up on a number of popular spoken languages and convert the speech to text, says The New York Times.

By January 12, 2015

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Anita Sarkeesian cancels speech in wake of threats

After an anonymous email threatens a deadly school shooting, the feminist media critic backs out of a speaking engagement at Utah State University.

By October 14, 2014

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Need to sober up? A shot of the 'love hormone' could do the trick

Researchers from Australia and Germany find that buzzed mice treated with oxytocin act less drunk than normal. Could the findings have implications for sloshed humans?

By February 24, 2015

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Turkish court axes YouTube ban over free speech concerns

Turkey's Constitutional Court puts the kibosh on a YouTube ban, saying the prohibition ran afoul of the country's free speech laws.

By May 29, 2014

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Government gag orders violate free speech, tech giants contend

Yahoo, Google, Microsoft, Facebook want clearance to disclose what type of national security info requests they get.

By May 23, 2014

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Reddit clamps down on 'involuntary pornography'

A privacy update means people whose private photos have been posted on Reddit without their consent can have them removed.

By February 25, 2015

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Samsung may face FTC probe over voice-recognition TVs

Privacy group charges that Smart TVs' voice-command feature violates federal privacy law by collecting owners' private communications.

By February 25, 2015

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Net neutrality: How we got from there to here

The road to crafting lasting regulation to protect the open Internet has had several twists and turns. As the FCC prepares a vote to adopt new rules, CNET takes a look back to the origins of the current debate.

By February 24, 2015