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  • FCC defends new net neutrality proposal

    A new net neutrality proposal from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission meets the goals of past efforts and does not destroy open Internet principles, as critics have feared, FCC officials said Thursday.

  • Geopolitics aside, Huawei still selling to carriers in the US

    Despite its setbacks in the U.S., Huawei Technologies still expects growth from its carrier business in the nation, and is focusing on the market's smaller network operators to increase sales.

  • US FCC will seek input on latest net neutrality proposal

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will take public comments before moving forward with a new set of net neutrality rules that sparked controversy when they were leaked in a news report earlier Wednesday.

  • Audit uncovers Medicare data snafus

    An audit of Medicare's customer database has found a small number of cases of 'intertwined' customer records where two people's records have been combined, giving rise to "privacy and clinical safety risks", according to an auditor-general report tabled today.

  • Qualcomm could face SEC probe over Chinese bribery allegations

    Qualcomm's activities in China could result in regulatory penalties for the chip vendor, this time from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission over bribery allegations.

  • Brazil's global Internet conference includes call to end spying

    Participants in a Brazil-hosted conference on Internet governance laid out an aggressive agenda, with some calling for a policy statement that would condemn Internet surveillance, support net neutrality regulations and create programs to close the digital divide.

  • Report: US FCC to allow payments for speedier traffic

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will propose new net neutrality rules Thursday that will allow broadband providers to charge companies like Netflix for preferential traffic management, according to a news report.

  • Ex-FCC commissioner to head CTIA in latest Washington shuffle

    Completing the circle of Beltway life, the mobile industry group CTIA has named a former member of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission as its president and CEO.

  • FCC adds $9 billion to broadband subsidy fund

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted Wednesday to shift US$9 billion over five years from traditional telephone subsidies to broadband subsidies, in an effort to bring high-speed Internet services to 5 million U.S. residents who don't have access.

  • NSA spying revelations have tired out China's Huawei

    Revelations about U.S. secret surveillance programs have left China's Huawei Technologies exhausted on the public relations front, a top company executive said Wednesday.

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