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Broadband companies sue over new Net neutrality rules

A pair of lawsuits challenge agency's new Internet traffic rules, calling them a violation of federal law.

By March 23, 2015

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Google joins Apple, others in calling for spying controls, as Patriot Act vote nears

With a key, spying-related section of the Patriot Act up for reauthorization, tech heavyweights team up with other groups in outlining "essential" changes to US surveillance policies.

By March 26, 2015

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Sprint CEO: Without Net neutrality rules, we're toast

Chief executive Marcelo Claure defends the company's stance as the only major wireless operator to support the FCC's new Net neutrality regulation.

By March 26, 2015

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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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GOP lacks votes to challenge FCC's Net neutrality ruling, senator concedes

Comments suggest a retreat in the fight against reclassifying broadband as a public utility.

By February 24, 2015

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Republicans attempt to push back FCC's Net neutrality vote

In a last-ditch effort to stop the FCC from adopting regulations to keep the Internet open, the two Republican commissioners are asking the chairman to delay the vote.

By February 23, 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 plans to vote on Net neutrality in February

The head of the Federal Communications Commission will submit a proposal for new Internet regulations in the coming weeks.

By January 2, 2015

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European Parliament vote promotes idea of a Google breakup

A resolution calls on Europe's competition regulators to consider "unbundling" Google's other commercial services from its search business. The vote sends a signal -- but it's only symbolic.

By November 27, 2014

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Facebook bus drivers vote to join Teamsters

Drivers for the social network's shuttle bus contractor say they seek better schedules and wages that allow them to live near their jobs.

By November 19, 2014