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'The Dam Is Breaking': First House Republican Backs Reinstatement of Net Neutrality Rules

'The Dam Is Breaking': First House Republican Backs Reinstatement of Net Neutrality Rules
"We urge Congressman Coffman's Republican colleagues to follow his lead and sign the discharge petition to restore net neutrality. It's the right thing to do."
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Eye-Opening Report Reveals How AT&T Buildings Serve as Secret Hubs for NSA Spying

Eye-Opening Report Reveals How AT&T Buildings Serve as Secret Hubs for NSA Spying
"AT&T has bent over backwards to help the U.S. government spy on essentially all internet traffic."
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'Shallow at Best and Ridiculous at Worst': Analysis Eviscerates FCC Chair's Arguments for Killing Net Neutrality

'Shallow at Best and Ridiculous at Worst': Analysis Eviscerates FCC Chair's Arguments for Killing Net Neutrality
Researchers say Ajit Pai's claim that the rules hindered broadband deployment is total "bogus."
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What’s Really at Stake in the Apple Encryption Debate

What’s Really at Stake in the Apple Encryption Debate
by Julia Angwin
The FBI’s much-discussed request to Apple can seem innocuous: Help us extract six weeks of encrypted data from the locked iPhone of Syed Farook, an employee of San Bernardino health department who spearheaded an attack that killed 14 people. Most people believe Apple should comply.
But the FBI is d
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Net Neutrality and Your Right to Watch Netflix and YouTube

Net Neutrality and Your Right to Watch Netflix and YouTube
The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday took the first step in a net neutrality plan that could make it harder to access Netflix, Facebook and YouTube, or guarantee your access to those websites under certain circumstances.
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Near Monopoly May Become Complete Monopoly: Time Warner, Comcast Announce Merger

Near Monopoly May Become Complete Monopoly: Time Warner, Comcast Announce Merger
Time Warner and Comcast have announced plans for a merger. If there's a compelling reason other than those companies making piles of money at the expense of their consumers, it would be hard to find.
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Internet Software Delivery Guru Satya Nadella Named Microsoft CEO

Internet Software Delivery Guru Satya Nadella Named Microsoft CEO
Microsoft has named Satya Nadella, an executive in charge of the company's small, but growing business of delivering software and services over the Internet its new CEO. Company founder Bill Gates is also leaving the chairman role for a new role as technology adviser.
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Customer Uses Twitter Ads to Hit British Airways Where It Hurts

Customer Uses Twitter Ads to Hit British Airways Where It Hurts
Hasan Sayed used Twitter's paid self-advertising to confront British Airways shoddy customer service. When Sayed couldn't retrieve his lost luggage, he went to the social media site for redress.
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Woman Catches Cheating Fiance on Russia's Google Maps

Woman Catches Cheating Fiance on Russia's Google Maps
Marina Voinova logged onto Yandex Maps, the Russian version of Google Maps, to search for her Perm street address. When she switched to the map's street view, she was confronted with the photo of her fiance kissing another woman.
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Teens Carelessly Rule the Web

Teens Carelessly Rule the Web
When it comes to being tech-savvy, practically no one does it like those who grew up immersed in web culture—namely, teenagers and young adults. Young people certainly rule the web, but they’re not always as careful with it as they should be.
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