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  • Specs Issued For Political Ad Icons
    The self-regulatory organization DAA says the "Political Ad" icon should take precedence over the "AdChoices" icon privacy symbol that typically appears in the upper right corner of ads served based ...
  • YouTube Faces New Scrutiny Over Children's Privacy
    Two lawmakers are questioning Google over allegations that YouTube collects personal data from children younger than 13. ...
  • Judge Sides With FTC, Rules 'Gag Clauses' Illegal
    Weight loss marketer Roca Labs engaged in an unfair practice by attempting to squelch reviews, a federal judge has ruled. ...
  • FCC Chair Bashes California's 'Nanny-State' Net Neutrality Law
    "Last month, the California state legislature passed a radical, anti-consumer Internet regulation bill that would impose restrictions even more burdensome than those adopted by the FCC in 2015," Ajit Pai ...
  • Broadband Lobby Calls For National Privacy Law
    "We believe that it's time for our Congress to take steps, to stand up, and develop our own national framework," US Telecom president and CEO Jonathan Spalter says. ...
  • TVEyes Fights For Right To Display Fox News Clips
    Web monitoring service TVEyes is asking the Supreme Court to review a decision requiring the company to stop offering video clips from Fox News programs. ...
  • Facebook's Fact-Checking Fail: Weekly Standard Demotes Think Progress
    Facebook recently instituted a fact-checking system aimed at preventing the spread of misinformation on the service. But the company's treatment of a recent Think Progress piece suggests the initiative is ...
  • New Mexico AG Sues Google, Twitter, Other Companies Over Children's Privacy
    "Google knows that Tiny Lab's apps track children unlawfully," the New Mexico Attorney General alleges in a new lawsuit. "Google's bad acts are compounded because it represents to parents and ...
  • Senate Invites Big Tech And Broadband Providers To Privacy Hearing
    Witnesses from AT&T, Amazon, Google, Twitter, Apple and Charter are expected to testify at a Sept. 26 Senate Commerce Committee hearing. ...
  • TickBox Settles Copyright Suit For $25 Million
    Streaming device seller TickBox TV has agreed to settle a piracy lawsuit brought by four studios, Amazon and Netflix. ...
  • Google Facing New Probe Over Location Tracking
    Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich has launched an investigation into whether the company's location-tracking practices violated a state consumer protection law. ...
  • Google And Digital Rights Groups Ask Court To Uphold Privacy Settlement
    Google is urging the Supreme Court to let stand a settlement requiring the company to pay $5.3 million to six nonprofits. ...
  • Frontier Wants Employees To Oppose Net Neutrality In California
    Frontier is asking workers to urge California Governor Jerry Brown to veto a law that would restore the Obama-era open internet rules. ...
  • FCC Touts New Ruling That Could Hinder State Net Neutrality Laws
    FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is touting a new appellate ruling that could potentially give a boost to companies looking to invalidate state net neutrality rules. ...
  • Google Shakes Gmail Privacy Suit
    Two Ohio residents have dropped a privacy lawsuit accusing Google of allowing outside developers to access Gmail messages, according to court documents filed this week. ...
  • App Purchaser Withdraws Privacy Suit Against Google
    A Minnesota resident has dropped a lawsuit alleging that Google shared names and other personally identifiable information of people who purchased apps with developers, according to court papers filed last ...
  • Justice Department Accuses Tech Companies Of 'Stifling' Speech
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions plans to meet this month with state attorneys general to discuss whether tech companies are "intentionally stifling the free exchange of ideas on their platforms." ...
  • Maine Governor Can't Shake Suit Over Facebook Bans
    Maine Governor Paul LePage must face a lawsuit accusing him of violating critics' free speech rights by blocking them on Facebook and deleting their posts. ...
  • California Tweaks New Privacy Law, Delays Enforcement
    The new law won't be enforced until either six months after the attorney general issues regulations, or July 1, 2020, whichever is sooner. ...
  • Judge Prohibits Redbox From Selling Movie Download Codes
    Changing course, a federal judge has ordered Redbox to stop selling codes that enable consumers to download Disney's digital movies. ...
  • California Passes Sweeping Net Neutrality Rules
    Advocacy group Fight for the Future called the bill's passage "a major victory for Internet activists who harnessed massive public outcry to pass the bill and a resounding defeat for ...
  • Net Neutrality Repeal Enables Abuse By Carriers, Groups Tell Court
    The recent repeal of Obama-era net neutrality rules could harm large tech platforms, small businesses, entrepreneurs and consumers, a wide coalition of groups told a court this week. ...
  • Prager Seeks To Revive 'Censorship' Suit Against Google
    Prager University is asking an appellate court to reinstate a lawsuit accusing Google of suppressing speech by applying its "restricted mode" filter to the school's videos. ...
  • Verizon Promises To Stop Throttling First Responders
    Faced with a public relations debacle, Verizon says it will no longer slow down broadband connections for firefighters on the West Coast and "first responders" in Hawaii, which is bracing ...
  • AT&T Blasts New California Privacy Law
    "The California legislation and similar initiatives in other states threaten to create a highly problematic patchwork quilt of privacy regulation," AT&T says in comments submitted to the FTC. ...
  • Verizon Throttles Fire Department Battling Mendocino Blaze
    This summer, when fires raged throughout northern California, firefighters found their ability to combat the blaze hindered by Verizon. ...
  • DOJ Sides Against Facebook, Argues Company Should Face Civil Rights Suit
    "Facebook goes beyond providing a blank slate for advertisers," the DOJ argues. "Instead, Facebook's advertising platform suggests unlawful options, including to landlords, developers, and housing service providers." ...
  • Advertisers Tell FTC California Privacy Law Threatens Web Economy
    "The threats to the U.S.-based Internet economy and consumers' access to digital-based information and services are real and present," the ANA says in comments submitted to the FTC this w ...
  • Court Urged To Reinstate Net Neutrality Rules, Lift Block On State Laws
    "For the first time since the beginning of the commercial Internet, a start-up cannot be certain that it can launch a new Internet-based service without interference," net neutrality advocates argue ...
  • Facebook Eliminates Thousands Of Ad Targets
    Facebook said Tuesday it is removing more than 5,000 ad-targeting options -- including ones that may enable discrimination based on ethnicity or religion. ...