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    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.
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    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.
  • Verizon Plans 'Aggressive Path' On Targeting
    Verizon says the new FCC privacy rules won't prevent the company from moving forward with its plans for targeted ads.
  • BMG Asks Court To Uphold Copyright Verdict Against Cox Communications
    "Continuing to provide internet service to repeat infringers unless they exceed their bandwidth quotas or fail to pay their bills on time does not entitle Cox to protection," BMG argues.
  • Broadband Carriers Urge FCC To Roll Back New Privacy Rules
    The US Telecom Association tells the FCC that carriers shouldn't be subject to tougher rules than other Web companies -- like search engines and social networking services.
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