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How Trump will attack the FCC's net neutrality rules

Repealing the U.S. Federal Communications Commission's less than 2-year-old net neutrality rules appears to be a top tech priority for President-elect Donald Trump, but it may not be an easy road.

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Trump to attack visas that ‘undercut the American worker’

President-elect signals a plan to put the H-1B visa in his crosshairs

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US lawmakers introduce bill to delay enhanced government hacking powers

A rule that would give government increased authority to search computers and other digital devices comes into force on Dec. 1

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Without tech industry guidance, U.S. may resort to weakening encryption

Security experts and privacy advocates say weakening encryption is counterproductive to fighting terrorism

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Say good-bye to net neutrality

The Open Internet now rests in the hands of a GOP that has been openly hostile to net neutrality rules

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President Trump: An uncertain future for tech industry, digital rights

The new president's tech policy agenda is thin, and what little there is makes IT nervous

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Grassley criticizes university over its IT offshoring

A political backlash is growing over UCSF's plan to shift IT jobs overseas

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A second Privacy Shield legal challenge increases threat to EU-US data flows

A French digital rights group is seeking to annul the European Commission decision implementing Privacy Shield

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FCC tells ISPs to get customer permission before sharing sensitive info

But the rules only apply to broadband providers, not to Google, Facebook, and other web-based companies

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Virtual lineup: Your face is already on file

A new report pulls back the curtain and reveals the ‘Wild West’ of unrestricted facial recognition monitoring by American law enforcement

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In three debates, Clinton and Trump ignore H-1B visa issue

Trump had the most to gain by raising what may be tech's most controversial issue

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Lawmakers question DOJ's appeal of Microsoft Irish data case

The question of search warrants for foreign data is better addressed in Congress, the bipartisan group says

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Outsourced IT workers ask Feinstein for help, get form letter in return

Senator's response to University of California IT employees whose jobs are going to India didn't offer much hope

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FCC to vote on strict privacy rules for ISPs in late October

The regulations would require ISPs to get customer permission to use and share browsing histories and other personal information

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5 ways to improve voting security in the US

Voting officials can take several steps to improve security, even a couple that can still happen this year.

Election 2016 teaser - A hacker pulls back the curtain on United States election data

If the election is hacked, we may never know

Even if someone figures out that the voting machine firmware has been changed, the votes may need to be tossed

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Internet naming system not US property, says congressional watchdog

The GAO opinion could weaken some of the Republican opposition to the transfer of IANA functions

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H-1B bill advances in House -- as does anxiety about it

The House Judiciary Committee is set to vote on Wednesday on $100,000 wage minimum for H-1B-dependent firms

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