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Conservative group takes credit for anti-net neutrality comments

A conservative group took credit for a barrage of anti-net neutrality comments posted on the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's website this week, but it denied generating fake activism

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Uber offers taxi service, not software as a service, says EU court official

The Advocate General's opinion, if followed by the court, could mean disruption for Uber and companies like it across Europe

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Bot-generated comments swamp FCC, urging overturn of net neutrality

The comments in support of the FCC plan to gut net neutrality rules don't appear to be the work of real people

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FCC hit with DDoS attacks after John Oliver takes on net neutrality -- again

The agency's website slowed to a crawl late Sunday and early Monday

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Congress joins the FCC to kill net neutrality

The campaign of misinformation heats up, and Verizon explains this week how it’s a huge fan of the open internet

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US bill aims to quash Open Internet Order, prevent its return

The bill introduced by some US senators tries to give permanence to moves already initiated by the FCC

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Appeals court won't rehear a challenge to net neutrality rules

A U.S. appeals court has denied a request by broadband trade groups to rehear its decision last June to uphold the Federal Communications Commission's controversial 2015 net neutrality rules.

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FCC chief guts net neutrality under the banner of 'freedom'

FCC head Ajit Pai spins a tale where net neutrality rules ruined the internet, and he's the savior who will set it free

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Google becomes first foreign internet company to launch service in Cuba

The powering on of Google caching servers follows a deal signed last year

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FCC chairman plans to 'reverse the mistake' of net neutrality

The FCC will begin a process to repeal the agency's 2015 regulations in May

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FCC chairman to announce plans to repeal net neutrality

Pai is expected to announce plans to repeal the agency's 2015 net neutrality rules on Wednesday

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FCC ends price caps on many business data lines

The move to deregulate business data services could lead to price hikes for small businesses, critics say

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Trump's H-1B executive order is PR, not policy

President Trump scores a photo op, but the real fight over H-1B visas has yet to begin

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FCC's deregulation of business data lines could mean a price hike

Small and medium-size businesses in the US could get hit with price increases of up to 25 percent, some critics say

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FCC kills plan to allow mobile phone conversations on flights

The FCC's chairman reverses course on a 2013 plan to allow you to place phone calls during flights

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U.S. seeks curbs on use of entry-level H-1B programmers

Policy change means H-1B employers will need to show that the job requires specialized skills

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FCC has a plan for rollback of net neutrality rules

The proposal would reverse a 2015 reclassification of broadband providers, and have them promise not to block or prioritize internet traffic

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Politicians' web browsing history targeted after privacy vote

Privacy advocates raise money in an attempt to buy the browsing history of Republicans who voted to kill privacy rules for ISPs

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