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FCC may tweak net neutrality proposal after criticism, but still wants paid-for 'fast lanes'

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler isn't backing off his paid prioritization proposal, but he is making it clearer that slow and fast lanes are non-starters.

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FCC commissioner calls for delay in net neutrality vote

Rosenworcel joins fellow Democrats in raising concerns about the FCC proposal

Chrome's ploy to kill the URL already has a security flaw

Google's "Origin Chip" feature doesn't display long URLs, undermining its antiphishing intentions

Reddit cofounder's crowdfund campaign wants net neutrality billboard in FCC chief's face

Ohanian turns to crowdfunding site to raise money for a billboard opposing the FCC chairman's proposal

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Heartbleed's silver lining: People are finally thinking about online security

The security flaw got more consumers to change their passwords and start using two-factor authentication

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16 powerful browser extensions that bend the web to your will

The so-called "Open Web" is full of artificial limitations. These extensions blow them away.

Hacker claim about bug in post-Heartbleed OpenSSL encryption likely a scam

Hackers claim to have found a new vulnerability and are selling it for 2.5 bitcoins

Surveillance, ICANN transition dominate Internet governance meeting

A non-binding statement called for Internet governance decisions by consensus among all stakeholders

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The FCC's contentious new 'net neutrality' rules and you: What you need to know

Critics say the FCC is going to ruin the Internet with its new net neutrality proposal.

Mozilla to strengthen SSL certificate verification in Firefox

The software maker will pay US$10,000 for any critical vulnerability found in its new certificate verification code