Privacy advocates quit talks over industry use of 'faceprints'

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A group of privacy and consumer advocates has pulled the plug after 16 months of negotiations with the data industry over standards limiting... Read more

T-Mobile CEO: 'If You’re Not P'ed Off, You’re Not Paying Attention'

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T-Mobile CEO John Legere isn't quite Howard Beale of Network - yet. But give some time to the occasionally profane, repeatedly disruptive chief... Read more

Is Comcast using a push poll to sway Philly opinion?

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When is a poll not really a poll? When it’s a “push poll” that aims to mold public opinion rather than just measure it —... Read more

FCC drives stake in heart of last cable price rules

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The Federal Communications Commission drove the final stake today into the last vestige of cable price regulation: rules that allowed cities... Read more

Watch Pew's idea for remaking payday loans

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The Pew Charitable Trusts have claimed a remarkable role in America in recent years, with a persistent, data-driven focus on abuses affecting... Read more

FCC's Wheeler moves to crack down on robocalls

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Sick of out-of-control robocalls - even to your cellphone? So is FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, who today announced plans for a crackdown that... Read more

Takata expands recall to all cars with suspect airbags

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Last year's Takata airbag recall, initially limited to especially hot and humid areas and then nationally to driver's-side airbags, now covers... Read more

Comcast: No, it's not trying to silence (most) customers

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Last week, I wrote here about a Philadelphia-area couple, John and Carol Lehman, who'd been overcharged $600 by Comcast for a returned cable... Read more