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Senate approves overturning FCC’s Net Neutrality repeal

The legislative victory is fleeting because the House does not intend to take similar action, but Democrats are planning to carry the political fight over Internet access into the 2018 midterms.

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Time runs out for Congress to upend payday lending rule

Resolutions in both the Senate and House sought to kill the so-called payday rule, which aims to make sure consumers can afford to pay back these short-term, high-cost loans.


Google knows what we do online and may soon know everything else about us, too

We are shifting into the Internet of Things, where the internet is embedded in consumer products — stuff like televisions, lights, TVs and cars. All of these objects are untapped fountains of personal information, and personal information is the financial lifeblood of Google.


New legislation could make it harder to tell how much your airline tickets cost

An old ticket-price tactic for airlines may make a surprise comeback, thanks to proposed legislation. This is the third time in five years that the airline industry and its surrogates in Congress have tried to jettison the full-fare advertising rule, formerly known as the Transparent Airfares Act.

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U.S. investigating AT&T and Verizon over wireless collusion claim

The investigation was opened about five months ago after at least one device maker and one wireless carrier filed formal complaints with the Justice Department, two of the people said. The device maker was Apple, one of them said.