Grant GrossWashington Correspondent, IDG News Service

Grant Gross covers technology and telecom policy in the U.S. government for the IDG News Service, and is based in Washington, D.C.

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FCC faces seventh net neutrality lawsuit

CenturyLink becomes the latest organization to challenge the agency's Feb. 26 rules

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FCC moves toward 'historic' spectrum sharing plan

Commissioners vote to open up 3.5GHz spectrum band to commercial use in the coming years

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Data breach notification bill could weaken consumer protections

A House committee approves the legislation despite criticism from digital rights and consumer groups.

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The six net neutrality lawsuits: What are the complaints about?

The lawsuits from two ISPs and four trade groups focus on violations of administrative process and constitutional questions.

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Three new lawsuits challenge FCC's net neutrality rules

The agency is now facing five legal challenges from four trade groups and one ISP.

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New bill would invalidate FCC's net neutrality rules

The resolution of disapproval allows expedited action in Congress to review the new net neutrality rules.

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New cyberthreat information sharing bill may be more friendly to privacy

The new bill still allows companies to share some unnecessary personal information with government agencies, a critic says

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Digital rights groups protest US ruling to block digital transmissions

A patent infringement ruling at the USITC could lead to orders requiring ISPs to block access to websites, critics say

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AT&T's data breach settlement called a 'slap on the wrist'

Some cybersecurity experts question whether the FCC's settlement will help change behaviors

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AT&T call centers sold mobile customer information to criminals

The company will pay a $25 million civil penalty to the FCC in a settlement

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HP tells cybersecurity customers to focus on people and processes

Organizations put too much emphasis on new technology

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YouTube Kids pushes 'unfair and deceptive' ads on children, complaint alleges

Privacy groups complain that the new service intermingles ads with other content in a way prohibited on TV

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Senator wants bomb-making information removed from the Internet

Feinstein calls for al-Qaeda's Inspire Magazine and the Anarachist Cookbook to be censored

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Obama cyberattacker sanctions raise due process, attribution concerns

New financial sanctions announced by the White House target cyberattackers, but some question how agencies will identify targets

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Thousands call on Congress to overturn net neutrality rules

A petition from conservative group American Commitment calls the rules the 'most radical act imaginable'.