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  • SEC charges 32 in press release hacking, stock trading scheme

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged 32 defendants with fraud in an international scheme that used stolen, yet-to-be-published press releases from hacked websites to conduct stock trades.

    Written by Grant Gross13 Aug. 15 02:32
  • Appeals court to hear US agency's decison to block digital imports

    An appeals court will hear arguments this week about the U.S. International Trade Commission's decision to block digital transmissions of 3D dental records into the U.S., an import ban that could have a broad impact on other digital goods.

    Written by Grant Gross11 Aug. 15 05:01
  • FCC requires consumer protections in telephone transition to IP

    Telecom carriers must get permission from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to replace their copper networks with Internet Protocol-based systems if the change will result in discontinued or reduced voice services for customers.

    Written by Grant Gross07 Aug. 15 05:59
  • FCC rejects proposal favoring small carriers in spectrum auction

    Small mobile carriers lost a battle Thursday when the U.S. Federal Communications Commission declined to make it easier for them to get access to a reserved slice of spectrum during a 2016 auction of television spectrum.

    Written by Grant Gross07 Aug. 15 05:21
  • Huge stakes involved in FCC's spectrum auction rules

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will decide this week which mobile carriers will control billions of dollars worth of prime wireless spectrum scheduled to be auctioned next year.

    Written by Grant Gross06 Aug. 15 02:29
  • China to plant Internet police in top online firms

    China's control over the Internet is set to expand. In a bid to better police local websites, the country's security forces are establishing offices at the biggest online firms in the country.

    Written by Michael Kan05 Aug. 15 18:24
  • India reverses ban on porn websites

    India has decided to remove a block on porn websites that it introduced over the weekend, but will continue blocking sites that promote child pornography, according to reports.

    Written by John Ribeiro05 Aug. 15 03:15
  • ISP argues net neutrality rules violate its right to block content

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission's net neutrality rules violate the free speech rights of broadband providers because the regulations take away their ability to block Web traffic they disagree with, one ISP has argued.

    Written by Grant Gross01 Aug. 15 04:24
  • Ad group urges FTC to reject right to be forgotten in US

    The U.S. Federal Trade Commission should reject a privacy group's push to extend the E.U.'s controversial right to be forgotten rules to the U.S. because such regulations would have a "sweeping" negative effect on many U.S. companies, a trade group said.

    Written by Grant Gross01 Aug. 15 01:54
  • Video gaming sparks excitement in China

    These are exciting times to be a gamer in China, according to 19-year-old Dai Qi, a soon-to-be college student.

    Written by Michael Kan30 July 15 20:55