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.

Obama promises to promote net neutrality, broadband

Obama also called for a new package of cybersecurity legislation in his State of the Union speech.

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Survey: Cybersecurity pros endorse data breach notification rules

Three quarters of ISACA members say they support Obama's proposal

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Republican net neutrality bill allows 'reasonable' network management

The draft legislation would prohibit the FCC from reclassifying broadband and take away the agency's rulemaking authority.

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Sprint now says it's OK with broadband reclassification

The company will continue to invest in its network if the FCC passes Title II net neutrality regulations

Marriott now says it won't block guests' Wi-Fi hotspots

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The hotel operator will look for other ways to secure its own networks

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Republican bill: Net neutrality protections without reclassifying broadband

Thune and Upton plan to introduce legislation that they say will provide basic net neutrality protections

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Obama opposes state limits on municipal broadband

The president's new broadband proposal will encourage the FCC to move against limits on city-financed projects

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Obama resurrects cyberthreat sharing proposal despite privacy concerns

The president calls on Congress to pass cybersecurity legislation he first proposed in 2011

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Obama calls for data breach notification law, privacy bill of rights

The White House will push Congress to pass new laws addressing data privacy and ID theft, the president says.

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FBI access to surveillance program expands in recent years

The FBI has taken a more active role in the NSA's Prism program since 2008, according to an internal report

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U.S. lawmakers push bill to permanently ban Internet access taxes

The bill's sponsors say it will promote the U.S. digital economy.

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White House declines to act on petitions to fire Aaron Swartz prosecutors

Petitions are not the right mechanism for dealing with government personnel issues, the White House says

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FBI director again points to North Korea for Sony attack

Hackers 'got sloppy' when attempting to mask their IP addresses, Comey says

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Democrats' bill would ban paid prioritization by ISPs

Legislation would require the FCC to prohibit traffic priority deals between ISPs and Web content providers

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Netflix: We're not using Internet fast lanes

Netflix's use of traffic connection deals simply allows the service to get beyond congestion, the company claims