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AT&T says 'sponsored data' does not violate Net neutrality

AT&T's top exec in Washington denies the company's new "sponsored data" service will hurt consumers, amid claims from digital rights advocates that it violates FCC Net neutrality rules.

By January 9, 2014

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AT&T dials up toll-free 'Sponsored Data' as CES starts

Long-talked about, AT&T is the first of the carriers to pull the trigger on the 1-800 equivalent of data that wouldn't count against customers' caps.

By January 6, 2014

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Facebook wins final approval for 'Sponsored Stories' settlement

The social network pays out $20 million and adds more user controls to settle a lawsuit over a feature that publicized users' "likes" on advertisements without permission or compensation.

By August 26, 2013

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Wow. Such fast. Dogecoin to sponsor Nascar racer

Enthusiastic Dogecoin-toting Reddit users pooled together a chunk of cryptocurrency change to sponsor a Nascar driver at Talladega Superspeedway.

By March 26, 2014

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Facebook to sunset Sponsored Stories by April

The controversial type of ad unit, which was the focus of a class action lawsuit, will soon be no more.

By January 9, 2014

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Google's sponsored products could cost you more money

A study from the Financial Times claims that products appearing at the top of a Google search are pricier than those that show up lower in the results.

By November 25, 2013

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Facebook wins preliminary OK of 'Sponsored Stories' settlement

Social network agrees to pay $10 to each user who objected to having his or her name and image associated with ads.

By December 3, 2012

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Judge mulls over Facebook's offer in 'sponsored stories' suit

The social network's second attempt at settling the lawsuit over a feature that publicized users' "likes" without permission or compensation may be ruled on "very shortly."

By November 15, 2012

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With Sponsored Updates, LinkedIn puts ads in the stream

Look familiar? The professional social network tries to boost revenue with a type of ad you're accustomed to finding on Twitter or Facebook.

By July 23, 2013

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Judge rejects Facebook's 'Sponsored Stories' settlement

Federal judge says settlement of class-action suit over ad feature that displays images of users doesn't explain how Facebook's payout fee was arrived at.

By August 18, 2012