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  • Net neutrality advocates flood FCC Twitter chat

    A flood of Internet users and net neutrality advocates called on the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to enact strong net neutrality rules, with many participants in an agency-sponsored Twitter chat Tuesday advocating utility-style regulations for broadband providers.

    Written by Grant Gross14 May 14 06:16
  • Lawmakers seek alternative to Stop Online Piracy Act

    U.S. lawmakers opposed to a controversial copyright enforcement bill scheduled for a hearing Wednesday are working on alternative legislation that would be more narrowly focused on infringing websites, two opponents of the bill said.

    Written by Grant Gross16 Nov. 11 06:59
  • Groups praise US, seven other countries for signing ACTA

    The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) both applauded the signing of the controversial Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) by representatives of the U.S., Japan, and six other governments in Toyko on Saturday.

    Written by Grant Gross04 Oct. 11 06:12
  • ACTA will be signed Saturday, US and Japan say

    A controversial trade agreement targeting counterfeiters and copyright infringers is scheduled to be signed this Saturday in Tokyo, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative has announced.

    Written by Grant Gross28 Sept. 11 02:10
  • Mobile marketer sues T-Mobile for blocking texts

    Mobile marketer EZ Texting has filed a lawsuit against T-Mobile USA, after the mobile carrier began blocking its subscribers from exchanging text messages with EZ Texting customers.

    Written by Grant Gross18 Sept. 10 06:42
  • Google, Verizon make net neutrality proposal

    Google and Verizon Communications have released a proposal that would give the U.S. Federal Communications Commission limited power to enforce network neutrality rules, including levying fines up to US$2 million for violations by broadband providers.

    Written by Grant Gross10 Aug. 10 05:42