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  1. Germany to Treat Google Like a Public Utility?

    Proposals to legislate the internet as a utility are at the heart of the debate that's underway in the U.S.right now, where the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is coming under increasing pressure to classify ISPs as "Title II" utilities in...

  2. Kiss Your Ads Goodbye: How Net Neutrality May Impact Content & Advertising

    On May 15, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted in favor of the preliminary proposal that will allow "fast lanes" on the Internet. On May 15 the FCC opened comments to the public for 120 days, inviting commentary on whether the...

  3. SEMPO Appeals to FTC for Updated Search Engine Disclosure Guidelines

    Federal Trade Commission We also compiled and submitted thoughtful and informative communications to the Senate and the House of Representatives concerning the proposed SOPA/PIPA legislation, and we mobilized others to do the same.

  4. UK Reopens Google Street View Wi-Fi Investigation

    A report by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) found a Google engineer had warned his bosses the project had the potential to gather personal data. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has reopened its investigation into Google's...

  5. Google Blames FCC for Street View Investigation Delays

    Google today filed a 17-page response to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), accusing the government agency of causing delays that slowed down the Street View Wi-Fi data grab investigation and resulted in Google paying a $25,000 fine.

  6. Congressman, EPIC Push for Larger Google Street View Investigation

    Not content with Google's $25,000 fine for obstructing a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) investigation into the allegations, a U.S. The investigation conducted was inadequate and did not address the applicability of federal wiretap law to...

  7. Google, Microsoft, Yahoo Working With White House on Do No Track Browsing

    Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, and AOL are on board with a new White House “Do Not Track” technology plan that will give more control to users and more power to the Federal Trade Commission. Meanwhile, a lawsuit was filed in federal court in Delaware...

  8. Real Names: Google+, Government & The Identity Ecosystem

    Ohio Elections Commission The Federal Government commits to collaborate with the private sector; state, local, tribal, and territorial governments; and international governments–and to provide the support and action necessary to make the Identity...

  9. Google Adds Republican Lobbyist

    Among Google's lobbying targets in the fourth quarter: Congress; President's office; Federal Trade Commission; Commerce Department; National Telecommunications National Institute of Standards Federal Communications Commission; Library of...

  10. Founder Berners-Lee Sees Social Media Corrupting His Intent For The Web

    In 2007 BitTorrent, a company whose "peer-to-peer" network protocol allows people to share music, video and other files directly over the Internet, complained to the Federal Communications Commission that the ISP giant Comcast was blocking or...

  11. FCC Targets Google Over Wi-Fi Data Collection

    Google escaped an FTC investigation without incurring any penalties, but now they face a new investigation from the Federal Communications Commission over data they collected off unencrypted wireless networks with their Street View cars, The Wall...

  12. FCC Votes to Pursue Genachowski's Proposed Net Neutrality Rules

    This morning, the Federal Communications Commission voted to consider Chariman Julius Genachowski's proposed net neutrality rules. He and other proponents of federal involvement cite a handful of cases they say prove that, left to their own devices...

  13. SearchDay | Should You Target the Head or the Long Tail?

    Before his stint at IAC, Genachowski was Chief Counsel to Chairman Reed Hundt of the Federal Communications Commission under the Clinton administration. Today's Top Story: MarkJackson Should Your SEO Strategy Target the Head or the Long Tail?

  14. Obama to Nominate Former IAC Executive as FCC Chairman

    Before his stint at IAC, Genachowski was Chief Counsel to Chairman Reed Hundt of the Federal Communications Commission under the Clinton administration. President-elect Barack Obama is planning to nominate former IAC executive Julius Genachowski as...