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This is how Google is dealing with 'right to be forgotten' requests

EU data protection authorities will say next week what they think of Google's methods

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AT&T kills the 'permacookie,' stops tracking customers' Internet usage (for now)

The mobile carrier says it was testing the tracking technology, but it didn't rule out reintroducing permacookies in the future

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FCC seeks fiber-optic delay data from AT&T

Request comes after CEO Stephenson said AT&T would delay its fiber-optic buildouts two to three years while the FCC considers Net neutrality

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AT&T sees delays on fiber rollouts of 'two to three years'

CEO Randall Stephenson refines earlier statements in reaction to Obama approach to Net neutrality

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Net neutrality is not a liberal-vs.-conservative issue

A new poll shows Republican voters overwhelmingly oppose Internet fast lanes -- not that you'd know it from the rhetoric in Congress

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AT&T on Net neutrality: He who controls the pipes controls the universe

AT&T issued its latest threat to those who would want fair Internet access for all: Not without our pipes, you won't

Google launches fiber Internet for Kansas City businesses

The Google Fiber program had previously been limited to residential customers

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Obama shows the way on Net neutrality

President Obama comes out swinging for Title II classification of ISPs; the FCC should follow his lead

Obama: Broadband should be regulated as a utility

The president also calls on the FCC to stop broadband providers from charging content companies to prioritize their traffic

Net neutrality advocates: Hybrid approach won't work

A proposal to reclassify only part of broadband service as a regulated utility wouldn't protect consumers, groups say

Ericsson's WebRTC browser available for download from the App Store

The company hopes developers will now help improve the product on Github

FCC's Wheeler said to mull hybrid approach to Net neutrality

FCC appears set to reclassify broadband so that it comes under the agency's authority, but without prohibiting special access deals

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Nginx has big plans for JavaScript

The company plans to let you use JavaScript as an application language in its eponymous Web server

Google's ambitious broadband plans include testing wireless technology

If Google feels a combination of wired and wireless broadband at gigabit speeds is feasible, it will put pressure on competitors to follow suit

Startup builds on Wi-Fi chips for faster, cheaper 'last mile' broadband

Mimosa Networks wants to help service providers reach customers without laying fiber or copper

New rules aim to prevent IoT devices from taking down mobile networks

Carriers are scared that sloppily written apps and chatty devices will overload their networks with signaling traffic

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FCC listens as states raise red flags on Comcast and Time Warner

Shareholders approves the cable giants' merger, but the FCC extends the deadline for public comments as opposition to the deal mounts

As the tentacles of Facebook's data spread, privacy questions resurface

A rebuilt advertising server makes use of Facebook user data across the wider Web

Cisco, Acer, others join Intel-backed IoT standards group

The Open Interconnect Consortium is the latest IoT body to boast about its progress, gaining 27 new members

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