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Stephanie Condon / CNET News:
Vista marketing draws antitrust complaints   —  A correction was made to this story.  Read below for details.  —  WASHINGTON—Government antitrust attorneys said on Wednesday that they continue to receive complaints from hardware makers and other companies about Microsoft's business practices …
Jan 28, 2009, 5:15 PMIn context
Stephanie Condon / CNET News:
Patent office rejects subdomain patent claims   —  Technology firms are often hampered by patent disputes, but the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office called into question last week a patent that had the potential to disrupt the habits of millions of Internet users.
Jan 21, 2009, 11:00 PMIn context
Stephanie Condon / CNET News:
Democrats' plan: Net neutrality, copyright rewrite   —  Correction at 8:40 a.m. PST on Thursday: An earlier version of this story misidentified a service called Mystro TV.  That service was tested by Time Warner Cable.  —  WASHINGTON—It may seem as though Congress has completely forgotten …
Jan 15, 2009, 1:40 AMIn context
Stephanie Condon / CNET News:
Chamber backs broadband deployment—without Net neutrality laws   —  Broadband development should not be stifled by federal regulation that intends to make networks more “neutral,” the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is arguing through two papers released Monday.  —  The papers, the first in a series …
Dec 23, 2008, 9:50 AMIn context
Stephanie Condon / CNET News:
Privacy groups ask Obama for stronger FTC   —  About a dozen leading privacy and consumer groups met with members of President-elect Barack Obama's transition team Tuesday to discuss the Federal Trade Commission's role in protecting consumer privacy.  —  While participating organizations addressed …
Dec 17, 2008, 12:05 AMIn context
Stephanie Condon / CNET News:
Congress scores low grade on Net communication   —  Attempts by Congress and grassroots advocacy groups to employ different technologies to communicate with each other have done more harm than good, a new report says.  —  “The result has been misunderstanding, frustration, wasted effort …
Dec 15, 2008, 6:50 PMIn context
Stephanie Condon / CNET News:
Argentine judge: Google, Yahoo must censor searches   —  Caption: Results for a search of soccer star Diego Maradona on Yahoo Argentina only bring up news results and a notification that the search has been filtered.  —  If an Argentine sports fan tried searching Yahoo Argentina …
Nov 12, 2008, 3:05 AMIn context
Stephanie Condon / CNET News:
Government transition sites launched   —  Two new Web sites launched Wednesday that map out President-elect Barack Obama's transition to the White House.  —  Change.gov, Obama's official transition site, features a blog, a section with Obama's agenda, and a section that profiles the Obama administration.
Nov 6, 2008, 6:30 PMIn context
Stephanie Condon / CNET News:
Following e-voting glitches   —  In any election, voting problems are bound to crop up—whether it's miscalibrated electronic machines or a lack of pencils to fill out paper ballots.  —  In such a highly anticipated election, the sheer number of people expected to vote Tuesday will likely add to the problems.
Nov 4, 2008, 11:50 AMIn context
Stephanie Condon / CNET News:
The first wiki president?  Obama adviser votes ‘yea’   —  WASHINGTON—Even Republicans will probably concede that Barack Obama's campaign made good use of the Internet in the last year.  Now an advisor is saying that an Obama administration would do the same, even turning to wikis to discuss topics like privacy.
Oct 30, 2008, 8:15 PMIn context

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