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David Hatch

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Justice Department approves Google's ITA deal

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Privacy issues tarnish Google's Washington image

The search and advertising company once seemed to do no wrong. Now members of Congress aren't so sure.

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TechAmerica warns of shutdown consequences

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China tops list for online, offline piracy

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Obama's technology proposals will be tough to implement

The president also sought to appease the tech sector on another front with a promise to overhaul the corporate tax code.

IT Modernization

FCC approves network neutrality regulations

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski insisted the plan creates a "nonideological framework."

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Democratic FCC regulators throw support behind net neutrality rules

Path has been cleared for historic vote on new rules to ensure the Internet remains an open platform.

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FCC triggers firestorm with 'net neutrality' proposal

The proposal has already split the agency along party lines.

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House Dems urge FCC to reject Google-Verizon deal

Four influential Democrats urged Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski to take regulatory action to preserve the openness of the Internet.

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Effort to craft FCC broadband regulation bill collapses

The Federal Communications Commission suspended its series of private talks with stakeholders to write a narrowly focused telecommunications bill that could be fast-tracked through Congress this fall and an influential Democratic senator conceded that without a consensus, advancing a near-term bill is now "unlikely."

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Hill opposition grows to FCC spectrum auction plan

Members introduce bills to prevent the commission from selling companies access to communications spectrum that public safety organizations say they need.

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Republicans plot campaign against FCC broadband regulation

Republican anger over Federal Communications Commission Chairman Julius Genachowski's proposal last week to subject broadband service to increased regulation has boiled over into legislative efforts to stall or block him.

IT Modernization

National broadband plan certain to stir competing interest groups

The technology blueprint will serve as a roadmap for extending affordable broadband service.

IT Modernization

FCC unveils 360-page national broadband plan

The plan also recommends the development of standardized cable set-top boxes that would enable Internet surfing on televisions.

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FCC may endorse broadband goals, but not vote on plan

"Mission statement" will be signed.

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FCC to create $4.6B broadband subsidy

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