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Net Neutrality explained: "Imagine internet is pizza ..."

July 12, tech companies such as Facebook, Google, Amazon, Netflix and Reddit will be participating in an event called the Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality.

Fox & Friends sent a misleading tweet. Then Trump accused James Comey of a crime.

President Donald Trump tweeted July 10 that former FBI Director James Comey “leaked CLASSIFIED INFORMATION” when he provided the New York Times with information about his meetings with the president. There’s no evidence that is true.

President Trump’s ‘Impenetrable Cybersecurity’ Is Pure Fantasy

Nothing connected to the internet is safe from hackers. And I mean nothing. Modern cybersecurity is a constant cycle of breaches and patches. Systems are compromised, security experts play catch up, and eventually hackers find a new way in.

ACLU sues President Trump over voter fraud commission

The American Civil Liberties Union is challenging President Trump’s voter fraud commission.

Albuquerque police refuse to say if they have stingrays, so ACLU sues

The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico has sued the city of Albuquerque, seeking records by the city’s police department about its use of stingrays, also known as cell-site simulators.

Over many objections, W3C approves DRM for HTML5

A system for providing Digital Rights Management (DRM) protection to Web-based content is now an official recommendation from World Wide Web Consortium (W3C).

China Tells Carriers to Block Access to Personal VPNs by February

Apparently, China’s government has told telecommunications carriers to block individuals’ access to virtual private networks by Feb. 1, thereby shutting a major window to the global internet.

Facebook among tech firms battling gag orders over government surveillance

Tech companies -- including Facebook, Twitter and Microsoft -- are fighting gag orders from US courts preventing them from talking about government surveillance of their users, arguing it has a chilling effect on free speech.

News Outlets to Seek Bargaining Rights Against Google and Facebook

A group of news organizations will begin an effort to win the right to negotiate collectively with the big online platforms – Facebook and Google -- and will ask for a limited antitrust exemption from Congress in order to do so.

AT&T’s Blockbuster Deal for Time Warner Hangs in Limbo

The small army of career antitrust officials is marching toward a great unknown.