Grant GrossSenior Editor, IDG News Service

Grant Gross edits and assigns stories and writes about technology and telecom policy in the U.S. government for the IDG News Service. He is based outside of Washington, D.C.

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House committee appears headed toward approving SOPA

The U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee slowly moved toward approval of the controversial copyright enforcement bill Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)...

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ITC delays ruling in Apple patent case against HTC

The International Trade Commission has delayed ruling on a patent case brought against smartphone maker HTC by Apple.

House panel to move forward on Stop Online Piracy Act

A U.S. House of Representatives committee has scheduled a debate and vote on controversial copyright legislation, the Stop Online Piracy Act, as the bill's main sponsor offering an amendment meant to address some concerns with the bill.

AT&T, DOJ file motion to halt T-Mobile proceedings

AT&T has asked a judge to put on hold the U.S. Department of Justice's lawsuit to block its merger with T-Mobile USA while the two companies decide whether to move forward with the deal.

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Lawmakers release draft alternative to Stop Online Piracy Act

Two U.S. lawmakers have released an alternative proposal to two controversial bills intended to crack down on online copyright infringement.

DOJ investigating ebook pricing, official says

According to the head of the Justice Department's antitrust division, the federal agency is investigating anticompetitive behavior in the pricing of e-books, joining the European Union.

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Justice Department questions if AT&T/T-Mobile deal is still active

AT&T's decision to withdraw its application to obtain T-Mobile USA's mobile spectrum license at the Federal Communications Commission raises a question about whether the company's proposed acquisition is still active, the U.S. Department of Justice has said.