FCC Denies Ditching Net Neutrality

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The chairman of the FCC has denied that proposed rule changes will spell the death of the net neutrality principle. Tom Wheeler says the changes will instead maintain net neutrality but in a way compatible with court rulings. A federal appeals court recently ruled that the FCC does not have the authority to make rules […]

All Smartphones To Have Killswitch Option

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The cellphone industry has agreed to add a “killswitch” so users can remotely disable a lost or stolen phone. But it’ll be opt-in, something that’s left lawmakers unsatisfied. Politicians in several areas have pushed for state or local laws that would force phone manufacturers to include a killswitch in all new phones, with network carriers […]