Grant GrossWashington Correspondent, IDG News Service

Grant Gross covers technology and telecom policy in the U.S. government for the IDG News Service, and is based in Washington, D.C.

Google, Verizon make net neutrality proposal

Verizon and Google announced a set of net neutrality proposals.

FTC halts domain-name registration scam

A U.S. judge issued orders against a Canadian operation claiming to offer domain-name registration services.

Lawmakers question data collection at major sites

Two senior U.S. lawmakers say they're concerned about data collection at major websites.

FCC calls off net neutrality negotiations

The FCC called off net neutrality negotiations with broadband providers and other groups.

Net neutrality deal may not see wider support

Reports of a net neutrality deal between Google and Verizon may not gain wider support.

FTC settles antitrust complaint against Intel

Intel settled an antitrust agreement with the Federal Trade Commission.

AT&T net income up on smartphone additions

AT&T reports a 26 percent increase in net income, driven by mobile additions.

State AGs question Google about Street View Wi-Fi snooping

Law enforcement officials from 38 states ask Google about Wi-Fi snooping by its Street View cars.

FCC: Broadband deployment isn't happening fast enough

The FCC concludes that broadband deployment isn't happening fast enough.

Thousands call for FCC broadband reclassification

Thousands of U.S. residents call on the FCC to reclassify broadband as a way to pass net neutrality rules.

Judge approves Comcast traffic throttling settlement

A judge has approved a settlement in a class-action lawsuit against Comcast for its traffic throttling efforts.

NTP sues smartphone makers Apple, Google and others

NTP files patent lawsuits against six vendors that make smartphones or supply related software.

ITC to investigate patent complaint against smartphones

The U.S. International Trade Commission will investigate a patent complaint against RIM, HTC and other smartphone makers.

Lawmakers question the security of cloud computing

Some U.S. lawmakers raise concerns about the security of cloud computing services.

Facebook adds new controls for third-party apps

Facebook launches new tools intended to help users control third-party applications and Web sites.