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Do Not Track is back in the US Senate. And this time it means business. As in, fining businesses that stalk you online

Do Not Track is back in the US Senate. And this time it means business. As in, fining businesses that stalk you online

Republican Senator preps proposed legislation ahead of hearing Analysis New legislation that would put teeth into the web’s Do Not Track option for internet users, by fining companies that ignore it, will be introduced this week in the US Senate. The Do Not Track Act will be put forward on Tuesday by Senator Josh Hawley...

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FCC boss blesses T-Mobile US-Sprint merger amid sketchy promises, lashings of incoherency

FCC boss blesses T-Mobile US-Sprint merger amid sketchy promises, lashings of incoherency

American tech regulation reduced to: If the telcos want it, it must be a good thing Analysis America’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is likely to approve a controversial $26bn merger between the third and fourth largest US mobile carriers, T-Mobile and Sprint, sparking claims of regulatory inconsistency and coziness with the mobile industry. As has...