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UN to appoint watchdog to focus on privacy in digital age

Council says the same rights that people have offline must also be protected online -- including the right to privacy


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Dump JavaScript for faster Web loading? Let the debate begin

An ‘HTML6' proposal to speed Web page loads gets a skeptical reaction from an Angular.js co-author

FCC faces first lawsuits against proposed Net neutrality order

Broadband industry trade group USTelecom and Internet provider Alamo Broadband have filed the suits

All major browsers hacked at Pwn2Own contest

Adobe Reader and Flash Player fell to security researchers as well

U.S. government wants HTTPS on its publicly accessible sites within two years

New sites set up by government agencies will be required to implement HTTPS

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FCC girds for legal attacks on Net neutrality order

Uncertainty arises over case-by-case decisions and new interconnect oversight

Wikimedia sues NSA to stop it from spying on its users

People might refrain from sharing unpopular information on Wikipedia dues to mass surveillance, Wikimedia said

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What's next after Google Fiber? Google Wireless

Google's rumored wireless service could serve as an extension of its existing fiber-to-the-curb technology

The FCC's Net neutrality rules: What we know so far

The full rules may not be published for weeks, but Net neutrality will prohibit blocking, throttling, and paid prioritization

Republican bill would overturn FCC municipal broadband decision

The new legislation would prevent the agency from moving forward with its decision to preempt state laws restricting city broadband

Bluetooth starts weaving its mesh for IoT

Low-power Bluetooth devices should get a standard way to organize themselves in networks next year

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The storm before the calm on Net neutrality eve

Next week's FCC vote is likely to usher in a period of plenty for lawyers and Congressional campaign funds -- pretty much business as usual

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Seven no-bull facts about the new HTTP/2 protocol

The long-awaited revision to the venerable (and aging) HTTP protocol is finally here. Here's what's most important, what's to expect, and what to brace for

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Why approve the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger? Science!

How dare California tie Comcast merger approval to rural broadband coverage! Lucky for the ISPs, researchers may have cleared the last hurdle

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Prepare for faster, safer Web browsing: The next-gen HTTP/2 protocol is done

This is the first major change to one of the backbones of the Web in over 16 years

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Gartner: Makers of things for Internet of things undervalue security

Vendors making devices for the Internet of Things are putting user friendliness and time to market ahead of security, Gartner says

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Muni broadband providers clash over Title II Net neutrality reforms

Group of 43 towns argues nay, but UC2B contends broadband is as much a utility as electricity

Dude, you’re blocking my Internet

A faulty satellite Internet connection is traced to a basic obstruction, which all but the vendor's technician overlooked

Lawmakers question White House influence on FCC's Net neutrality turnaround

The House oversight committee asks whether Obama improperly steered Wheeler toward a tougher stance

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