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Trump is going after the open internet next

View gallery .The Trump administration is eyeing huge changes to net neutrality rules. The Trump’s administration’s campaign to reverse President Obama’s tech-policy moves won’t stop with this week’s vote by…

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Congress votes to roll back internet privacy protection

Update: On Tuesday afternoon, the House approved the bill to stop the FCC from enforcing its internet privacy rules. The bill now goes to President Donald Trump for approval. The House was…

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T-Mobile is making it harder for scammers to call you

View gallery .T-Mobile wants to stop phone scammers in their tracks with its newest network upgrade. T-Mobile (TMUS) wants to make it a little bit harder for scammers to call…

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Groups want U.S. to adopt strong broadband privacy rules

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A coalition of U.S. groups on Wednesday urged the Federal Communications Commission to write sweeping privacy protections for the nation's broadband users. The groups…

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U.S. appeals court hears challenge to net neutrality rules

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court heard arguments on Friday over the legality of the Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules, in a case that may…

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U.S. court to hear challenge to net neutrality rules

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A three-judge U.S. appeals court panel on Friday will consider whether the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) net neutrality rules are legal, hearing arguments from…

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Dish affiliates surrender some spectrum licenses -FCC official

By Malathi Nayak (Reuters) – Dish Network Corp's affiliates on Thursday surrendered 197 spectrum licenses to the U.S. government after they were held ineligible for $3.3 billion in small-business discounts…

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U.S. court to hear lawsuits over 'net neutrality' in December

(Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court will hear oral arguments on Dec. 4 in lawsuits that challenge the Federal Communications Commission's "net neutrality" rules, which prevent broadband providers from blocking…

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AT&T, DirecTV complete merger to form biggest pay-TV company

By Alina Selyukh WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The No. 2 U.S. wireless carrier AT&T Inc & the biggest satellite-TV provider DirecTV became the country's largest pay-TV company on Friday, completing their…

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Airwaves auction may shrink — not increase — wireless competition

When the federal government auctions off a huge swath of airwaves early next year, it aims to give wireless carriers more capacity and also increase competition in an industry that is now firmly in…

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