• Ad Networks Can Personally Identify Web Users
    Ad companies can determine many users' identities by examining publicly available data from social media services, according to a new report.
  • Netflix Says It Won't Be Hurt By Net Neutrality Repeal
    "We are now popular enough with consumers to keep our relationships with ISPs stable," the company says in a letter to shareholders.
  • Mississippi Attorney General Sues Google Over Student Privacy
    Jim Hood, who previously battled Google over piracy allegations, is now suing the company for allegedly violating its privacy promises by collecting data about students who use its educational apps.
  • Trump May Tap Google Critic To Head FTC
    Donald Trump reportedly may appoint Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes to chair the FTC. Reyes recently urged the agency to consider reopening an investigation into Google's search results.
  • More Than One In 10 Depend On Smartphones For Web Access
    Twelve percent of Americans access the Web exclusively through smartphones. They will quickly hit data caps if they stream video.
  • Wheeler Warns Against Nixing Net Neutrality Rules
    "A hands-off approach to network oversight is more than a shift in direction, it is a decision to remove rights and move backward," outgoing FCC Chair Tom Wheeler said today.
  • AT&T And Verizon Violating Net Neutrality, Wheeler Tells Senate
    The wireless carriers' zero-ratings initiatives "present significant risks to consumers and competition," Wheeler said in a letter to lawmakers.
  • Trump Prevails In Twitter Defamation Battle With GOP Consultant
    President-elect Donald Trump didn't defame Republican consultant Cheryl Jacobus by tweeting that she was "a real dummy" who once "begged" his people for a job, a judge ruled.
  • Backpage Shutters 'Adult' Listings
    Late last night, on the eve of a Senate hearing, Backpage removed all "adult" ads and replaced them with a link reading "censored."
  • Supreme Court Won't Revive Sex Trafficking Lawsuit Against Backpage
    In a victory for Backpage, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to revive a lawsuit claiming that the company facilitated sex trafficking.
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