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April 26, 2014, 4:00 PM

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Barbara van Schewick / Center for Internet and Society:
The FCC changed course on network neutrality.  Here is why you should care.  —  Wednesday's press reports of the new network neutrality rules proposed by FCC Chairman Wheeler have been met with anger and confusion.  According to the Wall Street Journal, “[r]egulators are proposing new rules …
Ryan Singel / Medium:
How The FCC Plans to Save the Internet by Destroying It: An Explainer  —  The FCC wants to make good on President Obama's pledge to make net neutrality into law.  It's just having a very hard time actually doing it.  —  Net Neutrality is the simple concept that the company that provides …
Emil Protalinski / The Next Web:
Twitter tests ‘Significant engagement’ notifications in its iOS app  —  Twitter is testing a new feature called “Significant engagement” in its iOS app.  The company describes these achievements as “Important or higher than usual engagement with your account or Tweets.”
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Washington Post:
Low-level federal judges balking at law enforcement requests for electronic evidence  —  Judges at the lowest levels of the federal judiciary are balking at sweeping requests by law enforcement officials for cellphone and other sensitive personal data, declaring the demands overly broad and at odds with basic constitutional rights.
Brian X. Chen / New York Times:
Former Apple engineer recalls early iPhone development, which resembled a startup  —  An iPhone Engineer-Turned-Game Maker Shares His Apple Story  —  When Francisco Tolmasky was just 20 years old and started working for Apple, he took on a challenging task: to create a rich mobile web browser …
Kara Swisher / Re/code:
RadiumOne's All-Male Board Is Now Deciding Whether (or Not) to Dump CEO Over Domestic Violence Conviction  —  According to numerous sources, the board of RadiumOne is deciding whether or not to remove CEO Gurbaskh Chahal from his job, after he was convicted of two misdemeanors for domestic violence and battery in a San Francisco court.
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
Inside DarkMarket, a prototype black market that resists police seizure via decentralization  —  Inside the ‘DarkMarket’ Prototype, a Silk Road the FBI Can Never Seize  —  The Silk Road, for all its clever uses of security protections like Tor and Bitcoin to protect the site's lucrative drug trade …
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