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2017

July

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  • Net neutrality day to protest FCC’s proposed rollback. Google, Facebook, Netflix, Twitter, and 80,000 other top websites and organizations have joined together for a "Day of Action" to protest a retreat from the concept of "net neutrality." They are angry that the Trump…
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  • FCC urged to take tougher action to stop illegal robocalls. In comments filed with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Friday, Consumers Union, the policy and mobilization arm of Consumer Reports, and other leading consumer groups urged the agency to clear the way for phone companies…

June

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  • Consumer Action responds to today’s GAO report on Lifeline. Ken McEldowney, executive director of Consumer Action, released the following statement today in response to a report released by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) on the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Lifeline program, a program that has provided discounted and no-charge phone service for low-income Americans for over three decades.
  • Why Comcast and Verizon are clamoring to be regulated. Some of the nation's biggest Internet service providers are begging a court not to weaken the power of a major regulatory agency — the Federal Trade Commission — in a case that has implications for businesses and…
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  • LAPD ofrece zonas seguras para ventas por Internet. Nueve estaciones del LAPD ofrecen sus estacionamientos y lobbies para compra y venta de artículos tramitados en línea El Departamento de Policía de Los Ángeles anunció el martes su nuevo programa piloto E-Commerce donde se ofrece…
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  • Trump chooses democrat who backed net neutrality for FCC. Democrat Jessica Rosenworcel was chosen to return to the Federal Communications Commission, where she supported net neutrality rules and stricter media ownership limits that now may be undone under Republican leadership.
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  • Mejorar a Uber está en tus manos. Lo más seguro es que te asombres cada vez que sale a la luz alguna revelación sobre la toxicidad de Uber. Después de reportes de acoso sexual y discriminación dentro de la empresa, el 13…