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11.17.15
Commerce Department gets its first ever Chief Data Scientist
11.17.15

Commerce Department gets its first ever Chief Data Scientist

Jeff Chen will put data to work in everything from weather to trade.

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08.18.15
The US won't end its internet oversight for another year
08.18.15

The US won't end its internet oversight for another year

If you were eager to see the US let go of its remaining internet oversight, you'll have to be patient: it's delaying that handover by a year.

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03.14.14
US to reduce its oversight of a key internet governor, but don't expect big changes
03.14.14

US to reduce its oversight of a key internet governor, but don't expect big changes

The US government has been gradually reducing its influence over the internet ever since it offloa...

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10.12.13
Internet infrastructure groups push for more independence from US monitoring
10.12.13

Internet infrastructure groups push for more independence from US monitoring

Internet overseers like ICANN, the IETF and the W3C aren't happy that the US strongly influences t...

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11.30.12
Department of Commerce renews VeriSign control of .com registry, demands price freeze
11.30.12

Department of Commerce renews VeriSign control of .com registry, demands price freeze

In many ways, VeriSign has been one of the internet's true arbiters. It's ICANN's official registr...

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03.13.07
Americans to get DTV coupons before analog gets the kibosh
03.13.07

Americans to get DTV coupons before analog gets the kibosh

In 2009, we'll all say our final farewells (good riddances) to sub-par analog television. Despite co...

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