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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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'SNL' mocked Trump's border wall national emergency - and Trump wasn't happy

'SNL' mocked Trump's border wall national emergency - and Trump wasn't happy

"Saturday Night Live" took aim at President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency over funds for his long-sought wall along the US-Mexico border. Alec Baldwin... Read more ...

Trump says Europe must take back 800 captured ISIS fighters and put them on...

Trump says Europe must take back 800 captured ISIS fighters and put them on trial, or risk the US letting them go

President Trump warned late on Saturday that Europe must take back around 800 captured ISIS fighters from the continent, or risk the US being forced to release them. "The... Read more ...

'Obviously it's a statement of fact that the UK is not within the Pacific'...

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Leo Santa Cruz takes care of business against Rafael Rivera with unanimous...

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Top Democrat says Trump lawyers provided false information to ethics officials

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Expect liquidation sales as the stores wind down operations by spring. Read more ...

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A federal judge placed a gag order on Roger Stone and his lawyers to avoid...

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As More Electric Cars Arrive, What's The Future For Gas-Powered Engines?

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