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Cory Bennett / The Hill:
EFF to argue NSA's “upstream” data collection program is unconstitutional in first public court challenge Friday   —  NSA to defend Internet collection in court  —  Digital rights advocate the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is taking the National Security Agency (NSA) …
Dec 19, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Tim Devaney / The Hill:
New FTC rules, effective Dec. 8, require online retailers to ship goods on time or offer refund   —  New rules push Internet retailers to make quick deliveries  —  Internet retailers are facing new rules from the Federal Trade Commission requiring them to ship customers' orders …
Sep 18, 2014, 9:50 AMIn context
The Hill:
With Apple Pay, Apple could be regulated like a financial institution   —  Did Apple become a big bank?  —  Apple's move into mobile banking could bring the tech giant under the same federal regulations as financial institutions.  —  At a product launch event this week …
Sep 14, 2014, 10:50 PMIn context
Julian Hattem / The Hill:
Wikipedia blocks edits from Congressional IP address again after edits from “obvious transphobe”   —  ‘Orange is the New Black’ fight sparks new House Wikipedia ban  —  For the third time this summer, computers in the House have been blocked from editing Wikipedia due to a string of controversial edits.
Aug 21, 2014, 8:00 PMIn context
Julian Hattem / The Hill:
House votes to allow cellphone ‘unlocking’   —  The House on Friday passed legislation allowing people to “unlock” their cellphones and switch from one carrier to another, sending the bill to the president's desk.  —  The bill won unanimous support in the lower chamber and has been widely backed …
Jul 25, 2014, 2:05 PMIn context
Ramsey Cox / The Hill:
Senate passes bill to allow ‘unlocking’ cell phones   —  The Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would allow consumers to “unlock” their cell phone in order to switch providers once their contract is up.  —  Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) introduced S. 517, the Unlocking Consumer Choice …
Jul 16, 2014, 12:45 PMIn context
Julian Hattem / The Hill:
Federal privacy watchdog finds NSA programs targeting foreigners are effective, legal and show “no trace” of “illegitimate activity”   —  Privacy board backs NSA's foreign spying  —  A federal privacy watchdog is largely putting its support behind a major pillar …
Jul 1, 2014, 10:55 PMIn context
Kate Tummarello / The Hill:
NSA reform legislation ‘watered down’?   —  Privacy advocates that have pushed for legislation to reform U.S. government surveillance are backing away from a House bill that they say has been “watered-down” as it heads to the floor.  —  Though the original bill intended to end sweeping surveillance programs …
May 20, 2014, 6:35 PMIn context
Kate Tummarello / The Hill:
FCC chair to hold May 15 vote on proposed net neutrality changes, despite calls for a delay   —  FCC chief forges ahead with ‘fast lanes’ vote  —  Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler will hold a vote next week on his proposal to allow Internet “fast lanes,” despite calls to delay it.
May 9, 2014, 6:10 PMIn context
Justin Sink / The Hill:
Obama meets with CEOs of Facebook, Netflix, Dropbox, Box, and others over spy reforms   —  Obama's move to relieve snooping fears  —  President Obama and senior administration officials huddled with top technology executives Friday to discuss progress on the president's proposed reforms …
Mar 21, 2014, 8:15 PMIn context

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