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FCC again balks on telephone network shutdown

commentary The remaining wireline carriers want to speed up the transition to native IP networks, an investment that has the added bonus of ending the digital divide once and for all. So why won't the FCC let them do it?

By May 14, 2013

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Verizon pays $7.4 million to settle FCC privacy investigation

The settlement involves an investigation into what the Federal Communications Commission says is an "unacceptable use" of customers' personal info for marketing.

By September 3, 2014

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Tap millions of copyright-free book images via Flickr

More than 2.6 million images from public domain e-books have been uploaded to Flickr as part of an Internet Archive project -- with 12 million more to come.

By September 2, 2014

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IRS calling? Nope. It's a scam

CNET's Charlie Cooper got a call one day from the IRS -- or so the caller claimed. But it was an all too common social-engineering scam. And you could be next.

By August 31, 2014

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Hack of hospital chain leads to theft of up to 4.5M users' data

Community Health Systems is targeted in a massive cyberattack leading to stolen Social Security numbers and patient names and addresses. It's believed the attack originated in China.

By August 18, 2014

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Judge decides Apple's $450M e-books settlement is OK after all

US District Court Judge Denise Cote originally took issue with the settlement because Apple could end up only paying $70 million.

By August 1, 2014

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Comcast officially weighs in on Net neutrality debate

The company highlights key points in its well-known position on protecting a free and open Internet. But it also offered suggestions on how to protect consumers.

By July 16, 2014

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A mobile phone with a rotary dial: Retro cool or retro fool?

You don't have to be a hipster to want a cell phone that dials like a rotary landline telephone, but it helps.

By June 17, 2014

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Amazon delivers long-rumored Fire Phone smartphone

CEO Jeff Bezos enters the smartphone game, in an effort to get shoppers to buy even more from the e-commerce site.

By June 18, 2014

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Democrats introduce bill to ban 'paid prioritization' on the Net

In attempt to keep Net open to all, bill would require FCC to adopt rule that prevents formation of so-called "Internet fast lane."

By June 17, 2014