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Mixed signals over in-flight use of cellphones

WASHINGTON (AP) — When it comes to deciding whether airline passengers can use their cellphones in flight, federal agencies are sending different signals to consumers. The Transportation Department, which regulates aviation consumer issues, indicated in […]

02/22/2014

A sign outside the Comcast Center in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, file)

Charging Netflix at issue in open-Internet case

NEW YORK (AP) — Will broadband providers start charging Internet services such as Netflix to deliver the massive amounts of data that streaming video and other content require? A court ruling this week gives providers […]

01/15/2014

A traveler waits for her flight in Detroit. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Strong opposition to in-flight calls

WASHINGTON (AP) — As federal regulators consider removing a decades-old prohibition on making phone calls on planes, a majority of Americans who fly oppose such a change, a new Associated Press-GfK poll finds. The Federal […]

12/11/2013

A passenger check his cell phone while boarding a flight, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013, in Boston.  (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

FCC chairman says he even opposes in-flight calls

NEW YORK (AP) — A day after setting off an uproar among travelers opposed to the idea of in-flight phone calls, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission Chairman backtracked, saying he personally isn’t in […]

11/22/2013

Maggie and Michael sound bite

New research finds increase of nudity on network TV during primetime

New research from the Parents Television Council shows that blurred or pixilated full nudity is increasingly being shown on primetime broadcast television shows, and that almost 70% of this type of nudity is being shown […]

06/05/2013

Court won't hear 'wardrobe malfunction' appeal

(AP) – The Supreme Court decided Friday not to consider reinstating the government’s $550,000 fine on CBS for Janet Jackson’s infamous breast-baring “wardrobe malfunction” at the 2004 Super Bowl. The high court refused to hear […]

06/29/2012