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TV stations fall short on political ad disclosures: watchdog groups

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Television stations across the United States that have profited from an unprecedented amount of political advertising in recent years are not properly disclosing information about those ads online, public interest groups said on Thursday. Two U.S. public interest groups filed complaints against 11 TV stations, telling regulators…

House Democrats shelve net neutrality proposal

House Democrats have shelved a last-ditch effort to broker a compromise between phone, cable and Internet companies on rules that would prohibit broadband providers from blocking or degrading online traffic flowing over their networks. House Commerce Committee Chairman Henry Waxman, D-Calif., abandoned the effort late Wednesday in the face of…