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Mostly dead: The FCC’s efforts to put restrictions on what internet service providers can do with the information they have about their users is all but dead, following a party-line 50-48 vote in the Senate to roll back this regulation.
Nope: After hackers threatened to remotely wipe millions of iPhones if a ransom weren’t paid, Apple says its systems weren’t breached.
What's the deal?: Despite the proliferation of terms of service and privacy policies, the companies responsible for handling our data are largely doing a poor job of telling us what they do with it.
Make it stop: All three sitting FCC commissioners agree with consumers about one big fact: Robocalls really, really suck, and the agency is in a position to do something about it.
Gimme a "©": This week the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling in a case that involves cheerleader uniforms, but which some critics believe could eventually result in higher prices for everything from clothing to furniture to housewares.