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10 things in tech you need to know today

4 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday.
1. The US Senate voted 52-47 on Wednesday to put the Federal Communications Commission's net-neutrality rules back in place. It's a surprising move that could lead to the reversal of one of the Trump administration's most controversial policies involving America's tech industry.
2. Mark Zuckerberg will appear before European Parliament early next week to answer questions about the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Zuckerberg has so far refused to appear before British politicians in the UK.
3. Facebook is still allowing...
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Senate vote to reinstate net neutrality passes 52-47

Senate vote to reinstate net neutrality passes 52-47

4 monthes ago   |   By GamesIndustry

House must now vote on the measure by January; it would then head to the President's desk
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United States Senate Votes To Save Net Neutrality

United States Senate Votes To Save Net Neutrality

4 monthes ago   |   By GameInformer

In December of last year, the FCC led by Ajit Pai voted to end net neutrality, a regulation in place that prevents internet providers from prioritizing content on the internet for faster speeds or data access. Today, the Senate voted to reinstate those protections in a 52-47 vote.
President Trump made eliminating net neutrality a priority when he selected Ajit Pai as FCC chairman, but has long been an opponent of the regulation. Congress, however, is empowered to codify those Title II protections to prevent ISPs from throttling or blocking content. While the FCC voted to repeal those...
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