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The FCC's net neutrality rules: 5 things you need to know

The FCC voted in favor of net neutrality on Thursday, but what does it all mean?

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What you need to know about the new phone unlocking rules

Soon, all carriers will be required by law to unlock your phone. Here's how to get started.

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Verizon cut prices on most data plans, but raises costs for heavy data users

Verizon says it doesn't follow, it leads. This time it's leading by offering discounts, just like its competitors.

Verizon to allow opt-outs of dubious perma-cookie program, but isn't giving up

Verizon is rethinking how it tampers with user web traffic just as the U.S. Senate starts asking questions.

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Verizon won't follow T-Mobile and AT&T with rollover data

Verizon leads, it doesn't follow, says the company's CFO. So you can just forget about Verizon following the lead of its rivals with great deals that benefit its customers.

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The best defenses against Verizon's invasive, already-being-abused web tracking

There are several tools that can block third-party advertising companies from zeroing in on your Web browsing.

Verizon offers free Wi-Fi, mobile data, and more to weary Thanksgiving travelers

If you're flying home for Thanksgiving this month, Verizon has a few freebies to help you enjoy the trip -- but watch out for a few gotchas.

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Verizon Wireless just made it more expensive to cancel your contract

Early termination fees are one of the worst parts of a two-year carrier commitment. Now Verizon's is even worse.

AT&T kills the 'permacookie,' stops tracking customers' Internet usage (for now)

The mobile carrier says it was testing the tracking technology, but it didn't rule out reintroducing permacookies in the future.

Not breaking news: Smartphone subsidies are just a fact of modern life

The New York Times has made a startling discovery. From 2009.