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Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Judge halts movie industry-backed probe against Google   —  A federal judge has agreed to put the brakes on an investigation into Google by Mississippi Attorney General, Jim Hood, after the company complained that Hood's inquiry was an illegal censorship campaign cooked up by Hollywood.
Mar 2, 2015, 4:20 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Net Neutrality day is here: a guide to today's vote   —  Credit: Gigaom illustration adapted from Shutterstock  —  Credit: Gigaom illustration adapted from Shutterstock  —  What is the right way to run the internet?  After months of pitched debate over so-called net neutrality …
Feb 26, 2015, 8:15 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
BuzzFeed, NPR, WaPo, Guardian, and others support Twitter's challenge to Patriot Act gag orders   —  Tech and media firms join Twitter in key test of FBI gag orders  —  A bitter fight between the Justice Department and Silicon Valley is expanding as a diverse group of companies have lined …
Feb 18, 2015, 2:35 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Senate renews plan to ban internet taxes forever   —  Do you ever look at your phone bill and wonder, “what the heck are all those fees?”  While it's a natural impulse to blame the mendacity of the phone company, most of those items are there because various governments put them there.
Feb 11, 2015, 9:45 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Court backs NSA on internet spying as Obama ducks call for reform   —  U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to the nation about normalizing diplomatic relations the Cuba in the Cabinet Room of the White House on December 17, 2014 in Washington, DC.  —  U.S. President Barack Obama speaks …
Feb 11, 2015, 10:40 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
FTC shuts down “revenge porn” operation, but imposes no fine   —  In one of the most despicable scams on the internet, Colorado resident Craig Brittain ran a website that posted nude photographs of hundreds of women alongside their Facebook profiles and other personal information …
Jan 29, 2015, 6:35 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
FAA imposes 30-mile radius ban on drones around stadium hosting Super Bowl XLIX   —  Super Bowl will have 30-mile “no drone zone”  —  Buzzing quarterback Tom Brady with an unmanned aircraft might sound like fun, but anyone who flies a drone remotely near the University of Phoenix stadium …
Jan 29, 2015, 5:00 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
FTC orders Snapchat to implement a privacy program but issues no fine for deceiving users about ephemeral nature of messages and scraping contact lists   —  Feds issue final order over Snapchat privacy breach, but no fine  —  What do regulators do when a popular app deceives users about photos that …
Dec 31, 2014, 12:50 PMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Comcast-TWC merger looks less likely amid growing opposition, concern over state of US broadband   —  As Comcast merger enters final phase, deal may be on thin ice  —  Credit: André P. Meyer-Vitali/Flickr CC  —  Credit: André P. Meyer-Vitali/Flickr CC
Dec 28, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Jeff John Roberts / Gigaom:
Comcast-TWC merger delayed, FCC says 7,000 docs wrongly held back   —  Comcast's plans to swallow its largest rival Time Warner Cable has suffered another setback as the FCC announced Monday it would once again halt its “shot clock,” which is the 180-day time period during which the agency seeks …
Dec 22, 2014, 7:35 PMIn context

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