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Net neutrality

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Netflix, Comcast Reach Deal To Assure Smooth Streaming

Netflix has reached a deal with Comcast to ensure that its TV shows and movies are streamed smoothly to households.

02/23/2014

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Larry Magid: Federal Appeals Court Strikes Down FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules

A federal appeals court in Washington has struck down the FCC’s net neutrality rules, but what does it mean for the consumer?

01/15/2014

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Larry Magid: AT&T Looks At ‘Sponsored Data’ Plan

AT&T is introducing a new program called “sponsored data” that the telecommunications giant said will help customers stay within their data limit. The idea is that AT&T would contract with companies and pick up the data cost of accessing their service.

01/14/2014

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Tech Report: Lawsuit Planned Against AT&T Over Apple FaceTime Restriction

Three public interest groups plan to file a lawsuit against AT&T over claims that they won’t be offering Apple’s FaceTime video chat app without a subscription to one of their data plans.

09/19/2012

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Tech Report: Netflix Accuses Comcast Of Unfair Business Practices

Netflix’s CEO is accusing Comcast of net neutrality violations and unfair business practices because of not capping streaming video use for customers who use a new Xbox service.

04/23/2012

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House Republicans Move To Block Net Neutrality Rules

House Republicans have taken a step towards tossing out the net neutrality rules passed by the Federal Communications Commission in December.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/10/2011

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Tech Watch: Comcast In Battle Over Net Neutrality

A battle between Comcast and a company that supports Netflix is drawing fire from some Internet neutrality proponents.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/30/2010

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House Democrats Shelve Net Neutrality Proposal

House Democrats have shelved a last-ditch effort to broker a compromise between phone, cable and Internet companies on rules that would prohibit broadband providers from blocking or degrading online traffic flowing over their networks.

CBS San Francisco–09/29/2010

Controlling Web Traffic

WSJ Reporter Amy Schatz explains Google’s new stance on ‘net neutrality. Click to Listen

08/10/2010