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Clean Sweep? White House Wants Phone Companies, Not the NSA, to Store Calls

Clean Sweep? White House Wants Phone Companies, Not the NSA, to Store Calls
The White House wants the National Security Agency to get out of the business of sweeping up and storing vast amounts of data on Americans' phone calls. The Obama administration this week is expected to propose that Congress overhaul the electronic surveillance program by having phone companies hold onto the call records as they do now.
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AT&T Takes First Step to Skirt Net Neutrality

AT&T Takes First Step to Skirt Net Neutrality
AT&T's new “1-800-DATA” proposal would allow big content providers — like movie studios or app developers — to pay the cost of sending data over its network. So customers can download the latest trailer or app without worrying about fees for overrunning their data caps. Sounds good, until the next moves on the chessboard to disarm net neutrality are revealed.
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