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Lawmakers are nudging Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to testify to Congress on privacy

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Registered voters across parties support the Senate's decision to overturn the repeal on net neutrality

Registered voters across parties support the Senate's decision to overturn the repeal on net neutrality

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Five months after the FCC decided to repeal the net-neutrality regulations put in place by the Obama administration, the US Senate voted 52-47 to overturn its decision.
To recap: The 2015 net-neutrality regulation says internet traffic should be treated equally, rather than being affected by the power or resources of individual service providers. Advocates of the regulation say this will prevent sites from paying their way to faster service and create a more equal internet, while critics say it'll stifle innovation by removing competition to some degree.
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Senate Votes To Save Net Neutrality Rules Amid Public Outcry, And An Uphill Battle

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After three Republican senators joined Democrats in moving to block the FCC's repeal of Obama-era internet rules, net neutrality advocates still have a long way to go, and not long to get there.
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Twitter's Dorsey Meets With Senators on Net Neutrality, Privacy

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey met with a group of senators Thursday to discuss net neutrality and privacy issues.
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Saudi Arabia describes Khashoggi's death as a 'murder' for the first time

Saudi Arabia describes Khashoggi's death as a 'murder' for the first time

A Saudi government official on Sunday described Jamal Khashoggi's death as a "murder" for the first time. "We are determined to uncover every stone. We are determined to find... Read more ...

Saudi agents reportedly stripped Khashoggi's body and walked out of the...

Saudi agents reportedly stripped Khashoggi's body and walked out of the consulate wearing his clothes after killing him

Surveillance footage CNN published Monday appears to show a man dressed in Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's clothes leaving the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and walking around... Read more ...

The Saudi crown prince reportedly couldn't understand why everyone is...

The Saudi crown prince reportedly couldn't understand why everyone is outraged at Khashoggi's murder

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Germany is taking a step to punish Saudi Arabia that Trump has repeatedly...

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Twitter fired an engineer after intelligence officials said he might be...

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Federal opioid funds target those recovering from addiction

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