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U.S. lawmakers introduce bill to stop NSA from mass collection of Americans' telephone records

A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced the "USA Freedom Act" in the House of Representatives yesterday. The bill is intended to prevent intelligence agencies like the National Security Agency from collecting Americans' telephone records.

Broadband Opportunity Council wants input about better broadband deployment

The U.S. Broadband Opportunity Council interagency is asking for public comments on how federal agencies can promote broadband deployment, adoption and competition.

Could Comcast-TWC scuttling open door for Netflix acquisition?

Could Netflix be acquired by a pay-TV giant like Comcast? Now that the merger deal between Time Warner Cable and Comcast is dead, anything can happen.

After Comcast-TWC, what deals are next? Analysts assess the aftermath

The long-awaited conclusion of the just-scuttled $45.2 billion merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable was always going to have a major impact on the U.S. pay-TV business. But no one is sure exactly what that impact will be. Here are a few possibilities to watch for.

European Parliament clears eCall after strengthening data protection clauses

The European Parliament approved plans to install emergency calling equipment in new vehicles, but only after beefing up the data protection requirements of the system.

Comcast endures more scathing remarks during first day of Philly franchise hearings

Two weeks after Philadelphia lawmakers issued a blistering 571-page report on the cable provider, Comcast faced more unpleasant commentary during the first day of hearings to discuss the MSO's 15-year franchise renewal with the city.

Windstream wraps spinoff of wireline assets into CS&L REIT

Windstream has made its final move to spin off parts of its wireline network assets into Communications Sales and Leasing (CS&L), a move that it says will reduce debt and provide capital to make new network investments.

Comcast's Roberts comes out in support of merger 'general' Cohen

Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts responded to speculation that his company's top attorney, David L. Cohen, might end up as the fall guy for a failed merger attempt with Time Warner Cable.

Report: Dish's AWS-3 partners might lose out on $3.3B in bidding credits

The FCC may reject bidding credits worth $3.3 billion to two designated entities that were affiliated with Dish Network during the AWS-3 spectrum auction, according to a  Wall Street Journal  article.

Dish joins Sprint, T-Mobile to influence FCC on auction rules

Dish Network is joining forces with T-Mobile, Sprint, C Spire Wireless and a group of policy and public interest groups on a new alliance created to pressure the FCC as it creates rules for the 600 MHz incentive auctions.