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Tech Week: The Right To Be Forgotten And The Open Internet

In this week's roundup, a European court says private citizens will be able to get Google to remove certain search results. And, a look at what's next for the FCC's Internet regulations.
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Apple, Google, Agree To Drop Patent Infringement Dispute

The highest-profile suit between the two companies involved one patent essential to the way cellphones operate on a 3G network.
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Former U.S. Chief Technology Officer Aneesh Chopra

The former chief of technology for the state of Virginia and then the the United States says technology and innovation can transform government.

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European Ruling On Removing Google Links May Leave A Mess

Europeans now have the right to have search results about them deleted from online databases. But legal experts say each of the EU's 28 countries could interpret the decision differently.
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Is It Donald Sterling's Right To Fight For His Team?

LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling will reportedly fight the NBA to keep his team. The Barbershop guys weigh in on that feud, and Solange and Jay-Z's elevator dust-up.
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Are Filmmakers Using Drones Illegally? Looks Like It

The film industry is using drones for movies and commercials, even though federal regulators are still working on rules that would permit the use of unmanned aerial vehicles to make money.
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The U.S. Criminal Hacking Case Against China

The U.S. Justice Department on Monday moved to charge Chinese military officials in an economic cyber-espionage case. Kojo chats with a man behind a report that provides evidence the U.S. government is using in the case.

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FCC Votes To Open Debate On New Net Neutrality Rules

The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to move forward with considerations on a proposal for new open Internet rules. What exactly is in the proposal?
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Solar-Powered Bike Lock Aims To Be The Airbnb Of Bike-Sharing

The Skylock can let you share your bike with others — and it'll send you a text if it thinks a thief has his hands on it.
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FCC Gives Initial OK To New Internet Traffic Rules

The commissioners voted 3-2 to push forward with proposed rules intended to guide how Internet traffic is regulated. Public comments on the proposal are due by July 15.

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