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FTC appoints privacy advocate as adviser

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission has hired Paul Ohm, a privacy advocate and critic of current online privacy practices, as a senior privacy adviser for consumer protection and competition issues affecting the Internet and mobile services.

New coalition opposes Verizon and cable spectrum deals

A proposed sale of mobile spectrum from a group of cable providers to Verizon Wireless, along with accompanying marketing and research agreements, will lead to higher prices for broadband and mobile customers, a coalition of groups opposing the deal ...

FTC shuts down website marketing business

A U.S. court has shut down the operations of a company that allegedly promised it would build its customers websites that would generate income of up to US$20,000 per month, after the U.S. Federal Trade Commission filed a complaint about its business...

Myspace settles FTC privacy complaint

Social networking site Myspace has agreed to settle charges from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission that it misrepresented its protection of users' personal information, the FTC announced Tuesday.

Judge throws out mass John Doe porn copyright lawsuits

A judge in New York has shot down the attempt of three pornography studios to sue nearly 80 people for allegedly downloading movies on BitTorrent, with the judge slamming the studio's efforts to file lawsuits against multiple anonymous defendants.

FCC launches new mobile broadband subsidy

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has begun the process to get competitive bids for new mobile broadband subsidies designed to bring 3G or 4G service to areas in the country that do not have it.

BART defends mobile service shutdown to the FCC

Disrupting mobile phone service is a legitimate tool for law enforcement authorities working against terrorism or other dangerous situations, a mass transit agency has said in defending its own mobile shutdown last August.

Hitachi-LG Data Storage exec pleads guilty to price-fixing

An executive with Hitachi-LG Data Storage (HLDS) has agreed to plead guilty and serve time in a U.S. prison for his participation in a series of conspiracies to rig bids for the sale of optical disk drives to Hewlett-Packard, the U.S. Department of J...

AT&T, Google among top lobbying spenders in first quarter

AT&T spent nearly US$7.1 million on lobbying the U.S. Congress and President Barack Obama's administration in the first quarter of 2012, making it the leading corporate spender on lobbying, with Google, Comcast and Verizon Communications also mak...

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