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​Kaveh Waddell is a staff correspondent for National Journal, where he previously conducted policy research​. A native of Seattle, Kaveh graduated from Middlebury College with a degree in international politics and economics.

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Government Data Wants To Be Free

"I have a theory that 20 percent of federal data holds 80 percent of the public value."

Feds Nullify State Laws on City Internet

Net neutrality may get more attention, but the FCC is also making a major push for community Internet service—a priority for Obama.

Republicans Furious as FCC Chief Refuses to Testify on Net Neutrality

Net-neutrality advocates deride anger as the "latest episode of House Republicans' long-running IRS-Benghazi-death-panels clown show."

The Rise and Rise of Tech and Telecom Lobbying

The top 10 tech and telecom lobby spenders paid out more than $125 million for lobbying in 2014.

Tech Lobby Doesn't Lack for Cash or Issues

Regulations and privacy will keep tech and telecom lobbyists busy after the FCC's net-neutrality vote Thursday—and the Internet regulation debate isn't going away, either.

FAA Proposes New Rules for Commercial Drones

President Obama also released a memo that orders federal agencies to create drone policies that would protect citizens' privacy and civil liberties.

The Feds Want Your Grandma to Teach You How to Be Safe on the Internet

Instead of treating older adults as helpless victims of online fraud, the government is trying to tap into their social networks to spread the word about Internet security.

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