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Former France Telecom Chief Executive Didier Lombard arrives at Paris' courthouse in Paris, Friday, Dec. 20, 2019. French telecommunications powerhouse Orange is facing a potentially landmark court ruling Friday on whether it was responsible for dozens of employee suicides or suicide attempts during a painful restructuring.Former France Telecom Chief Executive Didier Lombard arrives at Paris' courthouse (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

French telecom company Orange convicted over suicides

Dec. 20, 2019 7:59 AM EST

France's leading phone and internet provider Orange was found guilty Friday of a string of employee suicides and its former CEO was sentenced to prison, in a landmark ruling against a major European telecommunications player. Orange was ordered to pay around 3.5 million euros ($3.8 million) in fines and damages...

NY gov proposes new protections for net neutrality

Dec. 19, 2019 9:06 AM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants New York to prevent internet providers from favoring some services over over others, and he proposed Thursday what he called the strongest state-level measure to protect what's known as net neutrality. Unveiled as part of the Democratic governor's State of the...

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders speaks to a congregation at Reid Chapel AME Church on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)

Sanders announces $150B plan to expand broadband access

Dec. 6, 2019 8:32 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is promising to invest $150 billion to bring high-speed internet to “every household in America” while breaking up and better regulating monopolies he says currently limit access to drive up their profits. The Vermont senator...