In the second half of 2014, requests were up 40 percent for user information, and 84 percent for content removal.
Senators say they may push for legislaton to address the hard-to-defeat tracking cookies
The regulatory agency should conduct stricter reviews before granting approval to big data deals, four groups say
The hackers are said to have used techniques deployed in the past by China-based attackers
Expect Republicans to push for their bill in Congress and broadband providers to sue in the coming months
The Innovation Act attempts to reduce patent lawsuits by so-called trolls
Wheeler will offer net neutrality rules that reverse a long-standing agency practice of lightly regulating broadband
Smaller broadband providers don't have the incentive nor the ability to demand payments from websites, the ACA says
Despite calls from congressional Republicans, Wheeler says the FCC should be able to debate the rules privately
Wheeler's proposal would preempt state laws limiting municipal broadband deployment in North Carolina and Tennessee
The agency's higher speed definition allows it to take new actions to encouarge deployment. But Republicans on the commission went a little nuts.
Lawmakers will push for information-sharing legislation, but some groups want them to address past privacy concerns
The Communications Security Establishment tracks activity at more than 100 file-sharing sites, according to news reports
Questions about preemption of state laws and when companies should report breaches come up again during a hearing
The agency recommends a set of best practices, but critics fear the FTC will enforce them as regulations