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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

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Wearable device battery could last 10 years

Researchers at ORNL test a new battery that is safer and longer lasting than current ones, but it could be years before it reaches products.

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So long, net neutrality? FCC to propose new pay-for-preferential treatment rules

An upcoming proposal allowing pay-for-priority service is not finalized, an official says

U.S. to vote on $1.8 billion proposal to bring broadband to rural areas

New funds target broadband deployment to 5 million US residents, the FCC says

Activists want net neutrality, NSA spying debated at Internet governance conference

Participants at the conference also want concrete measures to emerge from the conference.

Report: NSA secretly exploited devastating Heartbleed bug for years (Update: NSA denies)

News of the Heartbleed bug has brought the Web to its knees, and Bloomberg says the NSA has been exploiting it for at least two years.

In Heartbleed's wake, Comodo cranks out fresh SSL certificates

Comodo's chief technology officer warns it is still very early in the remediation process

End of ICANN contract puts Internet freedom at risk, critics say

The freedom and openness of the Internet are at stake after the U.S. government announced plans to end its contractual oversight of ICANN, some critics said Thursday.

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Healing Heartbleed: LastPass offers automated checker, major sites admit vulnerability

As the list of major sites hit by Heartbleed grows, LastPass is helping its users figure out which accounts need password changes.