• Big Tech Urges Senate To Restore Net Neutrality
    Google, Amazon and other tech companies are asking lawmakers to restore the Obama-era net neutrality rules.
  • California Lawmakers Urged To Pass Privacy Law, Strengthen Net Neutrality Bill
    "Nothing in recent history suggests that ISPs stand ready to respect user privacy where they are not legally required to do so," the EFF writes.
  • AT&T Wants Congress To Regulate Search Engines, Social Networking Sites, Other Publishers
    AT&T, a steadfast opponent of the prior net neutrality rules, has launched a new ad campaign touting what it dubiously calls an "Internet Bill of Rights."
  • FCC Backs Away From Scheme To Lower Broadband Standards
    Faced with criticism from lawmakers and advocates, the FCC now says that mobile broadband is not a full substitute for wireline service.
  • Net Neutrality Repeal Faces Growing Criticism
    A Senate proposal to revoke the FCC's decision has already garnered the support of more than 40 lawmakers, including Republican Susan Collins of Maine.
  • Alphonso Uses Smartphone Microphones To Gather TV Viewing Data
    Tech company Alphonso TV is in the spotlight this week, following a report about the company's ability to "listen" to the tv shows and ads that play in consumers' living rooms.
  • Indiana Attorney General Sues Hotel That Charged Guest For Bad Review
    Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill sued a hotel for allegedly violating a state consumer protection law by charging a guest $350 for leaving a bad review.
  • Facebook Enables Advertisers To Block Job Ads Based On Age
    Facebook is allowing advertisers, including Verizon, Target and Amazon, to block job ads from being shown to users over the age of 40.
  • Publicity Fears Will Keep Broadband Providers In Line, FCC Republican Claims
    FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly said Thursday that fears over bad publicity would keep broadband providers from blocking or throttling content.
  • Net Neutrality Supporters Blast FCC, Prepare For Court Battle
    Open internet rules are "as critical as freedom of speech," Washington's governor tells the FCC.
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