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  • Republicans call on FCC to leave net neutrality to antitrust agencies

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission should leave net neutrality enforcement to antitrust agencies that can bring lawsuits against broadband providers after they see evidence of anti-competitive behavior, some U.S. lawmakers have advocated.

    Written by Grant Gross21 June 14 02:48
  • House committee approves permanent Internet tax moratorium

    A U.S. House of Representatives committee has approved a bill that would permanently extend a moratorium on broadband access and Internet-specific taxes that Congress has temporarily extended three times over the past 16 years.

    Written by Grant Gross19 June 14 03:45
  • USPTO to examine DMCA take-down process

    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is looking for ideas on how to improve the controversial notice-and-take-down provisions of the 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act, amid complaints that the current process is cumbersome for small musicians and filmmakers.

    Written by Grant Gross18 March 14 18:25
  • NSA surveillance already hurting US vendors, trade group says

    The U.S. Congress needs to help restore global trust in the nation's technology vendors by reining in surveillance programs at the National Security Agency, an industry representative told lawmakers Tuesday.

    Written by Grant Gross04 Feb. 14 22:49

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