• Net Neutrality Bill Suffers Setback In California
    Broadband providers in California appear to have succeeded in their effort to defang what would have been the toughest net neutrality bill in the country.
  • Comcast Stops Throttling Users, But Continues To Cap Data
    "Congestion on individual channels is no longer an issue that needs to be managed," Comcast says.
  • Ad Industry Joins Campaign Opposing California Privacy Initiative
    Three industry organizations -- the Association of National Advertisers, Data & Marketing Association and Network Advertising Initiative -- recently donated a combined $125,000 to a group opposing the proposal.
  • AT&T Reverses Course, Won't Ask Supreme Court To Strip FTC Of Broadband Authority
    The dispute started over AT&T's "unlimited" data plan, but escalated into a battle over something bigger -- the FTC's ability to police broadband.
  • Companies Urged To Extend GDPR Privacy Standards To U.S.
    "If companies can afford to protect Europeans' privacy, they can also afford to do so for their American customers and users," Senator Ed Markey stated today.
  • Senate Votes To Reinstate Obama-Era Net Neutrality Rules
    Three Republicans voted in favor of restoring rules that prohibit Internet service providers from blocking or throttling traffic and from charging higher fees for prioritized delivery.
  • Net Neutrality Rules To End On June 11
    Broadband providers will be free to censor sites and slow down apps on June 11, when the net neutrality repeal takes effect.
  • California Privacy Proposal Poised To Advance
    Voters in California could decide this November whether to approve a ballot initiative that would allow them to wield control over their data.
  • House Holds 'Stupid And Ridiculous' Hearing About Big Tech
    "The notion that social media is somehow censoring conservative folks is ridiculous," Rep. Ted Lieu (D-California) said this morning.
  • Americans Don't Want Government To Censor Fake News
    "When asked to choose between the U.S. government taking action to restrict false news online in ways that could also limit Americans' information freedoms, or protecting those freedoms even if it means false information might be published, Americans fall firmly on the side of protecting freedom," the Pew Research Center writes in a study released Thursday.
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