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The FCC voted in favor of net neutrality on Thursday, but what does it all mean?
The new legislation would prevent the agency from moving forward with its decision to preempt state laws restricting city broadband.
The new FCC rules will also apply to mobile as well, Chairman Tom Wheeler said. They will almost certainly be challenged by large telcos and broadband ISPs, however.
Republican commissioners say the agency's action will likely be overturned by U.S. courts.
US Senator Al Franken started probing this month into the voice recognition technologies of Samsung and LG TVs
Expect Republicans to push for their bill in Congress and broadband providers to sue in the coming months
The agency's higher speed definition allows it to take new actions to encouarge deployment. But Republicans on the commission went a little nuts.
A district court judge in Carson City prevented the popular ridesharing company from operating in the state until at least November 7.
Reports saying the supposedly anonymous social media app is sharing user information leads to questions from Senator Rockefeller.
Chinese websites including Baidu and Sina Weibo are blocking searches for "tear gas"
Attorney General George Jepsen is particularly concerned about the protection of health information collected by the new wearable device
More than half a million new comments are on their way to the FCC, lobbying against the regulatory body's Open Internet guidelines.
Or, they'll be able to if the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has its way. The federal agency is touting vehicle-to-vehicle communication, in which cars will be able to alert each other to any dangerous conditions on the road ahead.
The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has posted a bulletin warning of the risks associated with the virtual currency, including exposure to hackers and scammers. Bitcoin advocates say it paints an incomplete picture.
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