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  • Filling in the blanks on the FCC's Net neutrality proposal [Updated]

     
    The Federal Communications Commission isn't releasing details of Chairman Julius Genachowski's latest proposal for Net neutrality rules, but staffers provided a couple of revealing clues Wednesday. First, the proposal doesn't back away from any of the six...
  • Movie Review: Inside Job

     
    We meet all the usual suspects — the round robin of Robert Rubin, Henry Paulson, Timothy Geithner and their ilk, bouncing from big investment banking firms to positions of power in assorted presidential administrations or high-ranking roles in the...
  • Non-Californians ask: What's the matter with California?

     
    Here in California, we've grown accustomed to voters from all parts of the country -- some of them more consequential than others -– second-guessing our elections (perhaps because we have so many). This election, in which California somehow missed the.....
  • The Morning Fix: Capitol Hill rocked! MGM files for bankruptcy. Tyler Perry's big gamble.

     
    After the coffee. Before figuring out what it all means. The Skinny: What the election means for media. The Giants may be celebrating but Fox probably isn't chugging the champagne. Tyler Perry gets serious ... again. Meet the new bosses.......
  • Waxman's last-minute Net neutrality bill hits a GOP wall

     
    Looks like the Net neutrality ball is back in the Federal Communications Commission's court. A draft proposal by Reps. Henry Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) and Rick Boucher (D-Va.) to give the FCC temporary authority to enforce limited neutrality protections...
  • Social media wrap: Now you can take Michele Bachmann (iPhone app) with you

     
    Minnesota congresswoman and 'tea party' favorite launches campaign-friendly smartphone application. Are such apps the future of politics?...
  • Apple says no to iPhone apps as political attack ads

     
    Here's a good political-philosophy question: In a conflict between property rights and free speech, which constitutional privilege should prevail? CNet's Declan McCullagh raised the point recently in a blog post about Malibu Republican congressional...
  • Lawmakers grill Google's Eric Schmidt on 'Spy-Fi' privacy issue

     
    A bipartisan group of U.S. Congressional representatives wrote a letter to Google Inc. chief executive Eric Schmidt, grilling him over what they called Google's 'Spy-Fi' data collection. The company's Street View mapping vehicles had collected three years...
  • FTC asks Google not to destroy any documents in 'Spy-Fi' matter

     
    The Federal Trade Commission has asked Google Inc. not to destroy any documents related to the data it collected from unsecured home wireless networks as it gathered images for its Street View photo-map archive, according to a person familiar with the...
  • Gulf oil spill: Rep. Stupak says blowout preventer was modified [Updated]

     
    In the ongoing hearing looking into the Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster, U.S. Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Mich.) focused on the so-called blowout preventer, an apparatus of valves, rams and other devices that is supposed to seal off a well and......
  • Gulf oil spill: Rep. Henry Waxman focuses on Halliburton cementing job

     
    Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills) started his inquiry into the Deepwater Horizon oil spill Wednesday with sharp words for BP, the well owner; Transocean, which owned the drilling rig; and Halliburton, which cemented the well: "This catastrophe...