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Rep Blackburn bill would extend privacy rules to Google & Facebook

House Communications Subcommittee Chairwoman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) introduced a bill that would apply privacy rules to internet service providers like AT&T and Comcast and web companies such as Google and Facebook.

FCC Chairman Pai courts conservative groups ahead of net neutrality fight

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has been lining up the conservative base to support him in the looming network neutrality fight.

FCC's Clyburn: Voluntary net neutrality rules won't cut it

Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, the lone Democrat on the Federal Communications Commission, is skeptical of the idea floated by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to replace the agency's sweeping 2015 network neutrality rules with voluntary commitments from inter

The contenders for next GOP FCC commissioner

Here's a look at some of the possible the contenders for the third Republican seat for Commissioner on the Federal Communications Commission:

Sen John Thune is prairie player in tech world

Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune (R-SD) has made himself into an indispensable player in debates over the future of technology policy and its ripple effects around the economy.

Facebook launches guide for voters

Facebook rolled out a ballot guide aimed at preparing people for the voting booth, the company’s latest effort at civic engagement.

White House contest casts shadow over mega-deal

Presidential politics are casting a shadow over the biggest media acquisition of 2016.

AT&T CEO: Can't 'prejudge' role of free data programs in Time Warner review

AT&T’s chief executive said that he couldn't "prejudge" whether the issue of so-called zero-rating, or providing customers with free data when they view certain content, would hold up the company’s acquisition of Time Warner.

Google: More than 44K government requests for data

Government requests for Google user data rose slightly in the first half of 2016.

Race is on for prized House Commerce Committee Chairmanship

The top job on the House Energy and Commerce Committee is likely up for grabs in the next Congress, with Rep Fred Upton (R-MI) reaching his six-year term limit with the gavel.