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F.C.C. Repeals Net Neutrality Rules

We’re disappointed in the decision to gut #NetNeutrality protections that ushered in an unprecedented era of innovation, creativity & civic engagement. This is the beginning of a longer legal battle. Netflix stands w/ innovators, large & small, to oppose this ...

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F.C.C. Is Said to Plan Repeal of Net Neutrality Rules

In addition, Mr. Pai plans to reverse a decision from the Obama administration that declared broadband be treated like a utility, the people said. That classification had opened the door to many more regulations for broadband providers. The F.C.C. did ...

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De Blasio knew NYCHA ignored lead-paint rules for over a year

He knew. For more than a year, Mayor de Blasio concealed from the public and 400,000 public housing tenants, the city Housing Authority’s failure to perform legally mandated lead-paint inspections in thousands of apartments. Pressed by the Daily News, the ...

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Uber Drivers Aren’t Independent Contractors, U.K. Tribunal Rules

“You can hide behind technology, but the laws are there, and they need to be obeyed and respected,” Mr. Aslam, 36, said in an interview. “The impact of this ruling could affect thousands of drivers, and not just drivers but ...

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F.C.C. to Loosen Rules on Local Media Ownership

Photo Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, has said he is trying to create a more level playing field for traditional and online media. Credit Eric Thayer for The New York Times WASHINGTON — The Federal Communications Commission ...

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Ja Rule’s lawyer: Fyre Festival founder ‘hijacked’ his vision

Ja Rule’s artistic vision was “hijacked” by his business partner in the failed Fyre Festival, the rapper’s lawyer said Tuesday. Ja Rule, whose legal name is Jeffrey Atkins, and festival founder Billy McFarland face multiple civil suits relating to their ...

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Rose McGowan suspended over ‘Twitter Rules,’ but not Trump

Rose McGowan was silenced after tweeting about her alleged abuser and his former company. The “Charmed” actress — who’s been vocal on Twitter following reports that movie producer Harvey Weinstein raped, sexually assaulted or harassed numerous women — had her ...

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Uber Says It Will Leave Quebec Rather Than Face New Rules

Jean-Nicolas Guillemette, the general manager of Uber Montreal, said on Tuesday that the company could not accept the government’s plan to increase the minimum training for Uber drivers to 35 hours, up from 20 hours. The higher level matches the ...

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Trump also slams NFL for 'ruining the game' with new safety rules

The NFL is getting too soft for the President. Lost in the outrage over Donald Trump calling for NFL owners to fire players who protest during the national anthem, was his take that protecting player safety is ruining the game. ...

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Salesforce Rules Out a Bid for Twitter

The most likely bidder for Twitter has walked away, leaving the social network with few deal-making options as it tries to reverse its fortunes. Photo Marc Benioff, chief executive of Salesforce, told The Financial Times that Twitter “wasn’t the right ...

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