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Low-level federal judges balking at law enforcement requests for electronic evidence

Judges at the lowest levels of the federal judiciary are balking at sweeping requests by law enforcement officials for cellphone and other sensitive personal data, declaring the demands overly broad and at odds with basic constitutional rights.

The FCC’s new net neutrality rules will kill Aereo, even if the Supreme Court doesn’t

[Commentary] We heard a lot about Aereo, the startup that could upend the television business if it survives a Supreme Court battle with television broadcasters.

A survey of 911 dispatchers reveals the horrible, human cost of bad technology

Find Me 911, a coalition of first-responders, issued a new report on wireless 911 calls.

Media bias explained in two studies

[Commentary] The University of Chicago’s Matthew Gentzkow and Jesse Shapiro have some interesting ideas about the modern media, which they culled by studying traditional media. Namely, newspapers.

How China and Russia are trying to undermine the Internet, again

The last time the world got together to talk about how the Internet should work, China and Russia proposed making it easier for individual governments to control what their citizens can see on the Web.

The Aereo case is being decided by people who call iCloud ‘the iCloud.’ Yes, really.

[Commentary] In the end, the Supreme Court's ideal frame of reference was the phonograph.

Wireless lobby group names former FCC member Baker as president

Wireless industry lobbying group CTIA named Meredith Attwell Baker as its new president, another remarkable appointment for the former member of the Federal Communications Commission who has quickly climbed the ranks of a private sector she once r

Everything you need to know about Aereo, the Supreme Court and the future of TV

[Commentary] Depending on the outcome of the Aereo case, the battle could either solidify TV networks' grip over their content or throw the doors open to a future where consumers will be able to get traditional, over-the-air programming over the I

What the Apple wage collusion case says about Silicon Valley’s labor economy

[Commentary] Tens of thousands of software engineers are currently suing Apple, Google and a host of other companies for a shot at reclaiming wages they say the tech firms stole from them.

The Comcast deal would not make things better

[Commentary] The Washington Post’s editorial on Comcast’s proposed takeover of Time Warner Cable [“Cable merger,” April 15] served up a rather tepid endorsement of the mega-deal, saying the government should okay the merger, but “keep a close eye”