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It stops Verizon’s zombie cookie in its tracks, but allows AT&T to keep charging customers extra if they want privacy. Read more»

Verizon says it will soon offer customers a way to opt out from having their smartphone and tablet browsing tracked via a hidden un-killable tracking identifier. Read more»

An online ad company called Turn is using tracking cookies that come back to life after Verizon users have deleted them. Turn’s services are used by everyone from Google to Facebook. Read more»

Demonstrators protest in front of the White House in support of net neutrality on Nov. 6, 2014.

Analysis: President Obama's statement supporting a free Internet is the start of a larger, global process. Read more»

It’s been one month since the FCC voted on a proposal critics say would kill net neutrality. With just one month left until comment period ends, both sides of the debate are demanding First Amendment rights. Read more»

Federal Communications Commission headquarters.

Despite reports to the contrary, the debate over network neutrality is far from over. Read more»

Last week saw revelations that the FBI and the National Security Agency have been collecting Americans’ phone records en masse and that the agencies have access to data from nine tech companies. But secrecy around the programs has meant even basic questions are still unanswered. Here’s what we still don’t know. Read more»

Since 9/11, the government has been collecting enormous amounts of information on citizens. But most of the data grabbing is done in secret. What do we know about what the government knows? Here’s our reading guide to the government's growing surveillance. Read more»

U.S. District Judge Roger Vinson, who signed an order requiring Verizon to give the National Security Agency telephone records for tens of millions of American customers, attended an expense-paid judicial seminar sponsored by a libertarian think tank that featured lectures from a vocal proponent of executive branch powers. Read more»

Tower climber Jay Guilford poses atop a cell tower. He was one of 11 climbers to die while working on AT&T jobs during a wave of cell service expansion from 2006 to 2008.

Tower climbing, an obscure field with no more than 10,000 workers, has a death rate roughly 10 times that of construction. Read more»

Children work in the computer lab at Kentucky Country Day School in Louisville, Ky., in 2009.

Federal regulators are finally telling phone companies how to comply with a rule requiring them to charge bargain prices to schools and libraries. Read more»

Students take a reading skills test in a school computer lab in Georgia.

As schools struggle for funding amid widespread budget cuts, there is growing evidence that a requirement to offer low-price connectivity has been widely neglected by federal regulators and at least one telecom giant. Read more»

Unemployment in the United States is still stuck at 9.1 percent, though a report from the Labor Department showed that 103,000 new jobs were added in September. Read more»

America’s largest corporations have increased the national debt by hundreds of billions since 2000. It’s time we stopped them from stealing from our children. Read more» 3

Google and Verizon - which have historically been on different sides of the net neutrality debate - favor net neutrality on wired broadband, but "wouldn't apply such limits to Internet use on mobile phones." Read more»

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