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  • Consumer groups dance on the grave of Comcast-TW deal

    Consumer groups are cheering the news that Comcast abandoned its proposed US$45 billion acquisition of fellow cable and broadband provider Time Warner Cable, saying it's good for customers and demonstrates the power of Internet activism.

    Written by Grant Gross25 April 15 01:13
  • Lawmakers target data brokers in privacy bill

    Four U.S. senators have resurrected legislation that would allow consumers to see and correct personal information held by data brokers and tell those businesses to stop sharing or selling it for marketing purposes.

    Written by Grant Gross06 March 15 06:22
  • White House privacy proposal aims to give consumers control over data

    U.S. businesses that collect personal data would be required to describe their privacy and security practices and give consumers control over their personal information under a proposed privacy bill of rights released Friday by President Barack Obama's administration.

    Written by Grant Gross28 Feb. 15 09:22
  • Senators to push privacy, security legislation for IoT

    Some Democratic senators want new laws that mandate security and privacy measures on the Internet of Things, as concern grows over personal data collected by connected devices.

    Written by Grant Gross12 Feb. 15 08:02