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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
  • Groups accuse FCC of helping net neutrality advocates file comments

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission engaged in the worst kind of "partisan politics" by working closely with net neutrality advocates to ensure their comments were filed with the agency, but not extending the same courtesy to the other side, a coalition of groups opposed to the regulations said in a sharply worded letter to the agency.

    Written by Grant Gross03 Oct. 14 05:06
  • Bills would require police to get warrants for mobile phone location

    A group of U.S. lawmakers has introduced legislation that would require law enforcement agencies to get court-ordered search warrants before obtaining a suspect's mobile phone location or GPS data, instead of using prosecution-issued subpoenas.

    Written by Grant Gross21 March 13 18:23
  • US lawmakers push to limit gov't mobile tracking

    The U.S. Congress needs to pass legislation that would require law enforcement agencies to get permission from a judge before tracking suspects through their mobile phones, instead of the now-common practice of tracking a mobile subscriber's location after a prosecutor-issued subpoena, two U.S. lawmakers said Tuesday.

    Written by Grant Gross19 Oct. 11 04:11
  • Contrarian says U.S. needs more H-1B workers

    The U.S. federal government is moving in the wrong direction on H-1B visas, states Alex Nowrasteh, an immigration analyst at the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), a non-profit, libertarian public policy think tank that describes itself as "advancing the principles of limited government, free enterprise, and individual liberty."

    Written by Stephanie Overby03 Nov. 10 06:06
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