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  • Divided US FCC adopts Internet rules 22-12-2010 11:35 AM

    Washington: A divided US Federal Communications Commission banned Internet service providers like Comcast Corp from blocking traffic on their networks, provoking warnings the rules would be rejected in the courts and threats from Republican lawmakers to overturn them. The 3-2 decision on Tuesday highlighted a huge divide between those who...
  • US regulator backs 'do not track' list for Web users 02-12-2010 11:37 AM

    Washington: US regulators backed the creation of a "do not track" option for the Internet that would limit the ability of advertisers to collect consumers' data. In a preliminary staff report, the Federal Trade Commission said on Wednesday that while companies generally manage consumer information responsibly, there are exceptions. "Self-regulation...