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Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
FTC says it may lose ability to effectively regulate companies like Comcast, Google, and Verizon unless ruling from AT&T case is overturned on appeal   —  FTC seeks to reverse AT&T ruling that may gut consumer protection authority.  —  The Federal Trade Commission is worried …
Oct 18, 2016, 7:25 AMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
FCC to vote Oct. 27 on broadband privacy rules, requiring users to opt in on sharing sensitive data like location, children's information, and browsing history   —  Pay-for-privacy plans won't be banned, but ISPs face new opt-in requirements.  —  The Federal Communications Commission plans …
Oct 6, 2016, 9:00 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
AT&T ends its Internet Preferences program, which analyzed user browsing habits to better target ads   —  Controversial traffic scanning program, Internet Preferences, meets its demise.  —  AT&T is getting rid of Internet Preferences, the controversial program that analyzes home Internet …
Sep 30, 2016, 2:10 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
FCC delays a vote on its plan to open the TV set-top box market after objections by cable industry and disagreements on details among commissioners   —  You'll have to wait longer for free TV apps that replace rented set-top boxes.  —  The Federal Communications Commission has delayed a vote …
Sep 29, 2016, 11:40 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
Netflix asked FCC to declare broadband data caps unreasonable in filing last week, saying a 300GB cap would not meet the internet TV needs of average Americans   —  FCC should use broadband deployment power to discourage data caps, Netflix says.  —  Netflix has asked the US Federal Communications Commission …
Sep 12, 2016, 6:50 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
AT&T, owner of DirecTV, exempts DirecTV from mobile data caps   —  Netflix and other video services count against AT&T caps—unless they pay up.  —  AT&T is now exempting DirecTV streaming video from data caps on AT&T's mobile Internet service.  —  AT&T purchased DirecTV in July 2015 …
Sep 7, 2016, 12:10 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
OpenOffice leaders discussing shutdown due to lack of developers; many switched to LibreOffice   —  As LibreOffice soars, OpenOffice management considers retiring the project.  —  OpenOffice, once the premier open source alternative to Microsoft Office, could be shut down because there …
Sep 2, 2016, 2:30 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
AT&T's VP of federal regulatory interests writes blog post celebrating Google Fiber's reported troubles and criticizing it for seeking government favors   —  Google Fiber's reported struggles cause AT&T to take a victory lap.  —  AT&T celebrated Google Fiber's reported struggles yesterday …
Aug 31, 2016, 9:45 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
The FCC will not appeal ruling by the Sixth Circuit that allows states to impose laws restricting the growth of municipal broadband   —  Cities seeking to expand broadband could still appeal judges' decision, though.  —  The Federal Communications Commission has decided not to appeal …
Aug 30, 2016, 12:15 PMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
States can limit municipal broadband despite FCC ruling, three-judge panel of appeals court decides   —  Major loss for Tom Wheeler in attempt to boost broadband competition.  —  The Federal Communications Commission has lost in an attempt to preempt state laws that restrict the growth of municipal broadband networks.
Aug 10, 2016, 3:40 PMIn context

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