27Mar

State Lawmaker Unveils Proposal to Preserve Net Neutrality in California

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Original Article by Jazmine Ulloa A state senator on Wednesday unveiled his full proposal to restore net neutrality in California, a set of rules to prevent internet service providers from manipulating or hindering access to online content. The latest version of Senate Bill 822 by Sen. Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) would bar broadband companies doing business […]
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27Mar

Facebook Scandal Fuels Campaign to Protect Consumer Privacy

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Original article by Doug Sovern A statewide petition drive for a California consumer privacy protection measure is getting an unexpected boost from the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal, in which the private information of 50 million Facebook users was sold to a British firm that used it to help elect Donald Trump president. The campaign was launched last […]
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27Mar

Pai Proposes Pruning More Broadcasting, Cable Regs

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Original article by John Eggerton The FCC will vote on two more deregulatory reforms in Chairman Ajit Pai’s continued effort to weed-whack rules he thinks should not still be on the books. The April 17 meeting will feature an order–final vote–on a reform teed up several months ago: Broadcasters without any revenue from ancillary or […]
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