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Politics & Law
Bill Legalizing Phone Unlocking Moves Forward
The House of Representatives passed a bill this week to once again legalize the unlocking of cell phones for use with multiple carriers — but the bill’s future is far from certain.
Inane Tax Reform Bill Provision Would Sting Makers of “Violent Video Games”
That such a provision exists in 2014 is beyond embarrassing.
Net Neutrality Under Attack: The Facts
The open Internet may be about to get a lot less open.
Foreign Game System Sales Okay, Says Chinese Government, but You’ll Need Our Approval
Think of it as trial run, because the ban’s removal is temporary and the timeframe indefinite.
That Flashlight on Your Phone Was Watching You
FTC slams Android app maker over location-tracking
Texting While Driving Can Cost You $10,000 and One Year in Jail
It may seem somewhat ridiculous that a simple text could carry such a stiff fine.
Apple-Led Import Ban on Certain Samsung Products Takes Effect
The latest update in the seemingly endless patent feud between Samsung and Apple finds that an Apple-won ban on the sale of certain Samsung phones and tablets hasn’t been overturned as Samsung hoped.
Finally, a Site to Check to See If the Government Is Still Shut Down
And here I’ve been calling the White House every 15 minutes like a sucker.
FAA Expected to Finally Say ‘Gate-to-Gate’ Wi-Fi on Planes Is Safe
Gate-to-gate wireless device use could be around the corner.
7 Websites That’ll Go Dark (or Be Neglected) During the Government Shutdown
Yes, the Panda Cam is down. Repeat: The Panda Cam is down. Expect the list to grow if the shutdown continues.
Lucky Kids: California Gives Minors the Right to Delete Things They Put Online
The Golden State becomes the first state to demand that children have an “eraser button” online.