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Wireless carriers again avoid strict rule against blocking apps

The Federal Communications Commission asked a lot of questions in its latest network neutrality order.

The FCC doesn’t have to authorize Internet fast lanes -- they’re already legal

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler repeatedly said that his network neutrality proposal doesn’t authorize Internet fast lanes.

AT&T, Comcast, and Snapchat are laggards on privacy policies

The results are in on the Electronic Frontier Foundation's fourth annual "Who Has Your Back" report on the tech sector's customer privacy practices.

Mad at the FCC? Use this code to create your own “slow lane” on the Web

The Federal Communications Commission is scheduled to vote on a controversial "fast lane" proposal, and it's inspired a bunch of people to protest by slowing down their own websites.

Comcast plans data caps for all customers in 5 years, could be 500GB

A Comcast executive said he expects the company will roll out "usage-based billing" -- what most people call "data caps" -- to all of its customers within five years.

Netflix’s many-pronged plan to eliminate video playback problems

For all of Netflix’s complaints about Internet service providers harming video performance, one of the company’s top technology experts is confident that the streaming company can solve most of its customers’ problems. }

AT&T claims common carrier rules would ruin the whole Internet

AT&T urged the Federal Communications Commission to avoid reclassifying broadband Internet access as a telecommunications service, which is something network neutrality advocates are asking the FCC to do.

Web host gives FCC a 28.8Kbps slow lane in net neutrality protest

Lots of people are angry about Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler's Internet "fast lane" proposal that would let Internet service providers charge Web services for priority access to consumers.

Netflix comes through with price hike after struggles with Comcast, Verizon

As promised, Netflix has raised its streaming subscription fees for new users to $8.99, from the $7.99 price it set three years ago.

Sprint’s Spark LTE network disables data when handling calls

With a promise of 50-60Mbps speeds, Sprint's new Spark network looks to maximize data performance while bringing HD Voice to tri-band smartphones like the Galaxy S4 and S5 and the HTC One M8.