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FCC Votes to Advance Proposal Rolling Back Net Neutrality Protections

Today, the FCC voted to approve the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to roll back net neutrality protections for Americans by a 2-1 vote. The Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT) is committed to preserving a strong open internet, and the approved proposal by President Trump’s FCC represents a significant step back from essential net neutrality protections.

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Net neutrality may be poised for a Supreme Court showdown

Washington Post: A federal appeals court has said it will not rehear a landmark case looking to overturn the government’s rules on net neutrality, the regulations that forbid Internet providers from blocking or slowing Internet traffic. “Today’s decision is a win for consumers,” said Lisa Hayes, general counsel at the Center for Democracy and Technology.

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Uber isn't the only company fingerprinting devices. Here's why

The Parallax: While Joseph Lorenzo Hall, chief technologist at privacy rights group the Center for Democracy and Technology, says fingerprinting to prevent fraud is both “useful” and “increasingly standard-operating procedure,” he expressed concerns about other uses of fingerprinting.

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