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FCC Votes to Undo Net Neutrality Rules

The Federal Communications Commission has officially begun undoing net neutrality rules the agency passed two years ago. (more…)

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Sinclair Broadcast Group Reportedly Close to Acquiring Tribune Media

Sinclair Broadcast Group is close to acquiring Tribune Media, according to a report. Bloomberg reported on Sunday that the deal could be announced as soon as Monday, but cautioned that it could fall through. Sinclair, which leans conservative, would reportedly pay $45 a share for the company, valuing it at

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Silicon Valley Firms Begin Fight to Stop Trump Administration’s Rollback of Net Neutrality Rules

A lobbying group representing Facebook, Google, Twitter and other web giants told the U.S. Federal Communications Commission yesterday that it shouldn’t weaken net neutrality rules — an early warning shot at the ideas contemplated by the agency’s new Republican chairman, Ajit Pai. (more…)

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House Votes to Block President Obama’s Online Privacy Rule, Opening Door for Internet Providers to Sell Browsing Habits of Customers

The House voted Tuesday to block online privacy regulations issued during the final months of the Obama administration, a first step toward allowing internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell the browsing habits of their customers. (more…)

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Amazon Wants Government Permission to Test Experimental Wireless Communications Technology in Rural Washington and Seattle

Amazon is preparing to test experimental wireless communications technology, including mobile devices and fixed-base stations, in rural Washington and Seattle, the company disclosed in government filings this week. (more…)

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WATCH: Donald Trump Meets Silicon Valley Executives for Roundtable Meeting

Donald Trump gathered Silicon Valley executives together for a roundtable meeting, in an attempt to smooth over frictions after a contentious presidential campaign. (more…)

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