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Tony Romm / Politico:
House puts Spotify on mute   —  Spotify apparently hit a wrong note with the House's Internet overlords, who recently blocked the chamber's Web users from listening to the famed music-streaming service.  —  While Spotify isn't a peer-to-peer program along the lines of Napster …
Feb 2, 2013, 7:30 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
How Google beat the feds   —  Google escaped from a nearly two-year federal antitrust probe with only a few scratches by proving that the best defense is a good offense.  —  Instead of ignoring Washington — as rival Microsoft did before its costly monopolization trial in the 1990s …
Jan 3, 2013, 7:05 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
Obama 2.0 will revitalize tech agenda   —  The reelection of President Barack Obama along with another politically divided Congress means the tech policy battles from the past few years are going to intensify, even if a few of the faces fighting are about to change.
Nov 12, 2012, 7:40 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
Google strikes back at rules, antitrust, critics   —  Google has spent the past year trying to dodge trustbusters who snared its archrival Microsoft.  —  The company has built an army of 22 lobbying firms, donated to political campaigns, hired a former GOP congresswoman, and brought in academics …
May 23, 2012, 10:50 AMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
Google rebuffs FCC over ‘Wi-Spy’ flap   —  Google rejected the FCC's argument that the company obstructed an investigation of the so-called Wi-Spy privacy flap — blaming the FCC in part for the delay — in a stinging rebuke filed with the agency Thursday.  —  At the same time …
Apr 26, 2012, 2:45 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
On SOPA and PIPA, MPAA and Chamber strike conciliatory note   —  Backing down from bullish support of efforts to block access to rogue sites peddling stolen movies and music, two industry leaders at the State of the Net conference Tuesday urged Congress to continue work on copyright legislation.
Jan 17, 2012, 2:50 PMIn context
Tony Romm / Politico:
At Google antitrust hearing, Senate questions neutrality   —  A critical hearing Wednesday on Google's business practices saw lawmakers praising the company's growth but expressing concern that its dominance in search and expansion into other areas might harm smaller competitors.
Sep 21, 2011, 2:45 PMIn context
Tony Romm / The Politico:
Quake rattles cellphone service   —  The Department of Homeland Security had some advice for people trying to contact family members in the wake of Tuesday's earthquake: “Avoid calls.”  —  While wireless carriers said their systems weren't hurt by the 5.9 quake, the resulting call volume did them in.
Aug 23, 2011, 4:35 PMIn context
Tony Romm / POLITICO:
Google's PAC posts big uptick   —  Google is ramping up its campaign machine ahead of the 2012 election, raking in $570,000 for its political action committee in the first six months of the year — the most it has raised in a single cycle since its PAC opened shop.
Aug 1, 2011, 3:25 PMIn context
Tony Romm / The Politico:
Al Franken: Smart phone and app privacy no joke   —  Sen. Al Franken is planning to take a hard look Tuesday at the way iPhones, Androids and BlackBerrys — and the apps that run on them — collect and use personal information about their owners, including their locations.
May 10, 2011, 12:25 AMIn context

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