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Texas Joins Growing List of AGs Looking to Block T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

TechCrunch reports: "Late last week, the DOJ green lit T-Mobile and Sprint’s $26 billion deal to become nation’s number three carrier. The deal isn’t...

Major Broadcasters Sue TV Streaming Nonprofit Locast

Variety reports: "The 4 major broadcast networks have filed a lawsuit against Locast, a New York-based nonprofit that streams local broadcast programming over the internet. In...

New Bill Would Ban Autoplay Videos and Endless Scrolling

The Verge reports: "Snapstreaks, YouTube autoplay, and endless scrolling are all coming under fire from a new bill, which is sponsored by Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO),...

Europe’s Top Court Sharpens Guidance for Sites Using Leaky Social Plug-Ins

TechCrunch reports: "Europe’s top court has made a ruling that could affect scores of websites that embed the Facebook ‘Like’ button and receive visitors...

Facebook Co-Founder Aids FTC in Antitrust Investigation

The Verge reports: "Facebook co-founder and outspoken critic Chris Hughes is working with regulators as they investigate whether the company should be broken up...

TikTok Turns to Copyright Tribunal In Licensing Dispute With Collecting Societies

Billboard reports: "Video-sharing app TikTok has applied to the British courts in an attempt to resolve one of several licensing battles it is currently...

FTC Fines Facebook $5B, Adds Limited Oversight on Privacy

Hollywood Reporter reports: "The fine is the largest the Federal Trade Commission has levied on a tech company, though it won't make much of...

Piracy Is Not The Problem, Free YouTube and Spotify Are, says...

Hypebot reports: "With efforts to fight music piracy seen as largely successful, at least one music trade group executive is saying out loud what...

Nintendo Faces Class Action Lawsuit Over Joy-Con Drifting Defect

gamesindustry.biz reports: "A class action lawsuit is being prepared against Nintendo of America as complaints spread of a defect with the Switch's Joy-Con controllers....

Congressional Testimony Reveals Some Faults in Facebook’s Digital Currency Plans

TechCrunch reports: "As Facebook continues to lay the foundation for getting some of the world’s largest payment processing and technology companies a seat at...