• 'Montana Standard' Abandons Plan To Retroactively Unmask Commenters
    The "Montana Standard," a daily paper in Butte, Montana, will delete all old comments instead of retroactively unmasking its commenters.
  • NY Attorney General Challenges Broadband Providers Over Speed Claims
    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is inviting New Yorkers to test their home broadband speeds and submit screenshots of the results to the state.
  • Web Companies Ask Congress To Let Net Neutrality Rules Stand
    Vimeo, Etsy and Tumblr are among a broad range of tech companies that are asking lawmakers to abandon efforts to gut the net neutrality rules.
  • Verizon Joins AT&T And T-Mobile In Offering Toll-Free Data
    Verizon plans to test a "sponsored data" initiative that enables companies to pay to exempt their data from consumers' broadband caps.
  • Comcast CEO Defends Controversial Data Caps
    Comcast's metered-billing plans have sparked criticism by consumers and advocacy groups. But CEO Brian Roberts insists that the company's controversial billing system is in line with other industries' practices.
  • Mozilla Unveils Ad-Blocking App For iPhones
    In a move aimed at enabling Web users to wield more control over their data, Mozilla today released a new ad-blocking app that prevents companies from tracking people on their iPhones and iPads.
  • Sling TV CEO Warns About Comcast's Data Caps
    Roger Lynch, CEO Sling TV, has joined the growing roster of critics of Comcast's new streaming television service.
  • Authors Guild Backs Apple In E-Book Price-Fixing Battle
    The Authors Guild is asking the Supreme Court to hear Apple's appeal of a finding that it illegally conspired with publishers to raise the price of e-books.
  • FTC Hires Online Privacy Guru Lorrie Cranor
    The Federal Trade Commission has tapped privacy expert Lorrie Faith Cranor, a computer scientist with Carnegie Mellon University, to serve as its next chief technologist.
  • Cox May Be Responsible For Copyright Infringement By Subscribers
    The Internet service provider Cox may be liable for copyright infringement because it failed to disconnect subscribers accused of piracy, a federal judge has ruled.
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