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Dustin Volz / National Journal:
Harry Reid Moves For Senate Vote on NSA Reform   —  The Senate Majority Leader is hoping to move the bulk data collection bill before his party returns to the minority.  —  “That sunset could very easily touch off an ugly intra-party battle among both Democrats and Republicans,” said Harley Geiger …
Nov 13, 2014, 12:05 PMIn context
Brendan Sasso / National Journal:
ISPs secretly angry at Verizon for suing FCC, which opened up net neutrality rules for debate   —  Why the Broadband Industry Is Secretly Furious With Verizon Over Net Neutrality  —  The company's lawsuit against the FCC stirred a hornet's nest that may ultimately result in tougher regulations for everyone.
Oct 3, 2014, 4:10 PMIn context
Brendan Sasso / National Journal:
Netflix to Join ‘Internet Slowdown’ Protest Over Net Neutrality   —  Your videos won't load slower, but the protest could add more pressure on the FCC to enact tough rules.  —  If you see a spinning loading icon when you try to watch Netflix videos Wednesday, there isn't a problem with your Internet connection.
Sep 8, 2014, 10:20 PMIn context
Dustin Volz / National Journal:
Snowden: The NSA Caused a Massive Internet Blackout in Syria   —  The National Security Agency inadvertently brought Syria's Internet to a screeching halt nationwide in 2012 after a failed attempt to hack into the war-torn country's communications data, according to a new claim by Edward Snowden.
Aug 13, 2014, 11:10 AMIn context
Brendan Sasso / National Journal:
Cable Companies: Google Threatens Net Neutrality, Not Us   —  Internet service providers are urging the FCC to regulate popular websites.  —  The real threat to online freedom is from Internet giants like Google and Netflix, according to major cable companies.
Jul 27, 2014, 8:55 AMIn context
Brendan Sasso / National Journal:
Senate Intelligence Committee approves cybersecurity bill CISA in 12-3 vote   —  Senate Panel Passes Cybersecurity Bill Despite NSA Fears  —  Privacy groups warn the legislation would give the spy agency access to even more personal data.  —  The Senate Intelligence Committee approved …
Jul 8, 2014, 6:25 PMIn context
Brendan Sasso / NationalJournal.com:
Six Strikes delivers 1.3M copyright violation notices in 10 months, to double in size in 2014   —  Entertainment Companies Caught 1.3 Million Alleged Pirates  —  Under an initiative, movie studios and record labels don't need a court to go after copyright violations.
May 28, 2014, 8:40 PMIn context
Dustin Volz / National Journal:
Google, Facebook Warn NSA Bill Wouldn't Stop Mass Surveillance   —  Several powerful tech companies join a chorus of privacy groups withdrawing support for the USA Freedom Act—which the House will vote on Thursday.  —  A day before the House will vote on a major bill designed to reign …
May 21, 2014, 6:45 PMIn context
Dustin Volz / NationalJournal.com:
House to Advance Bill to End Mass NSA Surveillance   —  A bill that would effectively end most of the National Security Agency's spy programs is finally getting its day in congressional court.  —  The House Judiciary Committee will hold a markup of the USA Freedom Act on Wednesday …
May 5, 2014, 1:45 PMIn context
Brendan Sasso / NationalJournal:
Netflix's Net-Neutrality Plea Gets Rejected by the FCC   —  The Federal Communications Commission has no plans to expand its net-neutrality rules to ensure that services like Netflix can connect to Internet providers' networks for free.  But the agency is eyeing other avenues …
Apr 1, 2014, 4:50 PMIn context

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