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  • Data breach notification bill could weaken consumer protections

    Legislation that would require businesses across the U.S. to notify affected customers after a data breach is headed toward a vote on the floor of the House of Representatives even though some digital rights groups say the bill will actually weaken protections for consumers.

    Written by Grant Gross17 April 15 02:01
  • Senators: Comcast deal could mean higher broadband prices

    The proposed US$45.2 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable by Comcast would give the company huge market power to determine broadband prices and Internet content, a group of U.S. senators said Wednesday.

    Written by Grant Gross10 April 14 04:32
  • US House passes bill allowing mobile phone unlocking

    The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill that would allow mobile phone users to unlock their devices and switch carriers, overriding a 2013 decision by the Library of Congress to make the practice illegal.

    Written by Grant Gross26 Feb. 14 14:49
  • Some privacy advocates question mobile apps agreement

    A proposed code of conduct for mobile app developers intended to make them explain how user data is collected and used does not have a clear enforcement mechanism, one privacy advocate said.

    Written by Grant Gross26 July 13 16:15
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