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Brian Fung / Washington Post:
FCC unveils its plan to repeal net neutrality rules, a move that would give ISPs broad powers to determine which websites and online services customers use   —  Federal regulators unveiled a plan Tuesday that would give Internet providers broad powers to determine what websites and online services their customers can see and use.
Nov 21, 2017, 11:31 AMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
In provisional ruling, judge denies US Labor Department's request for full details on Google employees that it sought as part of an equal pay investigation   —  The Labor Department will not get access to the full details it has requested on 21,000 Google employees as part of its investigation of equal pay …
Jul 16, 2017, 11:00 PMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
Amazon, Mozilla, Reddit, Y Combinator, Kickstarter, Etsy, Vimeo, and other internet companies are staging an online protest for net neutrality on July 12   —  Some of the Internet's biggest names are banding together for a “day of action” to oppose the Federal Communications Commission …
Jun 6, 2017, 11:30 AMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
AT&T debuts $100/mo “unlimited” data plan that doesn't require DirecTV subscription, but speed is throttled after 22GB usage; additional lines cost $40/mo each   —  AT&T on Thursday announced an expanded version of its unlimited data plan that does not require an additional subscription to a pay-TV service.
Feb 16, 2017, 5:40 PMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
FCC revokes permission for nine companies to use $9.25 per month Lifeline credit to subsidize broadband service   —  Regulators are telling nine companies they won't be allowed to participate in a federal program meant to help them provide affordable Internet access to low-income consumers …
Feb 3, 2017, 5:10 PMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick and Tesla CEO Elon Musk taking on strategic advisory roles with Trump, will “meet with the president frequently”   —  The heads of Uber and Tesla are taking on strategic advisory roles with President-elect Donald Trump.  —  Travis Kalanick …
Dec 14, 2016, 11:05 AMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
T-Mobile fined $48M by FCC for mischaracterizing its “unlimited” plan and throttling users' data when they reached the limit   —  Federal regulators are slapping T-Mobile with millions of dollars in fines and other requirements after consumers complained that the wireless carrier misled …
Oct 19, 2016, 11:25 AMIn context
Washington Post:
Verizon general counsel says there's a “reasonable basis” to believe Yahoo hack will have a “material” impact on deal   —  Verizon on Thursday said that it was leaning toward declaring as a “material” event the massive data breach disclosed three weeks ago by Yahoo …
Oct 13, 2016, 2:54 PMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
Sources: Facebook in talks with US government and wireless carriers to launch Free Basics-like service in the US, for low-income and rural Americans   —  Facebook has been in talks for months with U.S. government officials and wireless carriers with an eye toward unveiling an American version …
Oct 6, 2016, 1:05 PMIn context
Brian Fung / Washington Post:
Navy officials say the US uses submarines to carry out cyberattacks   —  When Donald Trump effectively called for Russia to hack into Hillary Clinton's emails Wednesday, the GOP nominee's remarks touched off a (predictable) media firestorm.  Here was a presidential candidate …
Jul 30, 2016, 10:30 AMIn context

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