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Six Net neutrality lawsuits: What are the complaints about?

The lawsuits from two ISPs and four trade groups focus on violations of administrative process, constitutional questions

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FCC Net neutrality rules published to Federal Register

Publication of the FCC's new rules is expected to trigger lawsuits from broadband providers

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Linux Foundation's new mission: Cheap, easy Web encryption

The Linux Foundation is lending support to the Let's Encrypt project, to make it both free and simple for any Web server to encrypt connections

Large-scale Google malvertising campaign hits users with exploits

Malvertising has been a growing problem for years

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Bigger is better -- for telecom companies, not Internet users

Charter Communications' merger further consolidates an industry characterized by scant competition and unacceptably slow Internet access speeds

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How to prepare for Google's next major search update

The April rollout of Google's new, mobile-friendly algorithm is expected to significantly impact website rankings in mobile search results

Wider use of HTTPS could have prevented attack against GitHub

The EFF said the GitHub attack reinforces the case for more websites enabling HTTPS encyption

AT&T brings gigabit Internet to Apple's home town, charges steep premium over cities where Google Fiber's available

AT&T and Google Fiber are slowly picking up the pace to bring gigabit Internet to more communities in the U.S.

IBM to pump $3 billion into new IoT business unit

The IBM IoT Cloud Open Platform could ingest and analyze Internet of Things data for enterprises

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Will open source save the Internet of things?

Middleware standards based on open source could be the glue that pulls IoT solutions together

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

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