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Go Daddy Follows Google's Lead

From this morning's Earlybird: • "An official from Go Daddy, the world's largest Internet domain name registrar, told members of Congress Wednesday that increased surveillance by the Chinese government has prompted it to stop providing new address registration services for China's domestic domain, .CN," CongressDailyAM (subscription) reports.

Posted: Thursday, March 25, 2010 - 9:00am

Hotline After Dark -- Violence Isn't The Answer

"World News," "Evening News" and "Nightly News" each led with the violence over health care reform.

The violence surrounding the health care vote dominated TV coverage last night.

House Maj. Whip James Clyburn made the TV rounds 3/24 p.m.

Posted: Thursday, March 25, 2010 - 8:49am

Thursday's Starting Lineup

Good Wednesday morning. Everyone has their eyes on tonight's Cornell-UK matchup, but we're making the prediction now: Tonight, the Washington Huskies have the better shot at the upset over the West Virginia Mountineers.

Here's Thursday's Starting Lineup, previewing the people who will make headlines today:

Posted: Thursday, March 25, 2010 - 7:42am

Still Not Set On College- And Career- Readiness

As the Obama administration advances its goal of graduating all high school students college- and career-ready by 2020, observers are left to flesh out the details behind a broad and elusive concept.What college- and career-ready looks like, particularly the latter part, remains unclear. And the

Posted: Thursday, March 25, 2010 - 12:00am

Health Care Fight Spills Over Into VA Hearing

Posted: Thursday, March 25, 2010 - 12:00am

Google Must Answer Questions About Ad System

Updated at 3:08 p.m. on March 25 .A small online-mall firm has won an Ohio judge's approval to inspect the inner workings of Google's closely-held online advertising software, which its high-tech rivals say is illegally rigged to help Google and hurt its competitors.The decision Wednesday by F

Posted: Thursday, March 25, 2010 - 12:00am

Cheat Sheet: Sticking Points In Broadband Plan

Every American should have broadband access -- that's an idea every faction in the telecom world seems to endorse. Making it so is another thing altogether.While not everyone has shown their cards yet, major telecom players are sure to air grievances soon over Federal Communications Commission Ch

Posted: Thursday, March 25, 2010 - 12:00am

Lawmaker Blasts Microsoft

Microsoft came under attack Wednesday from a House lawmaker for not following Google's lead in resisting China's demand for foreign firms to abide by the country's censorship rules and Internet restrictions. During a hearing focused on Internet control in China before the Congressional-Executive Commission on China, Rep. Chris Smith, R-NJ, singled out Microsoft, which has said it will continue to operate in China and follow Chinese laws. Microsoft "needs to get with the program" and "join the side of human rights...rather than enabling tyranny," Smith said.

Posted: Wednesday, March 24, 2010 - 6:35pm

Differing Approaches Urged To Combat IP Theft

A coalition of groups that represent those who produce intellectual property Wednesday urged the Obama administration to bolster federal efforts to crack down on copyright infringement domestically and abroad, noting that particular emphasis should be placed on finding ways to curb IP theft via the Internet.

Posted: Wednesday, March 24, 2010 - 5:49pm

Bipartisan Presser, Now

As cable TV nets broadcast threats and angry voicemails sent to House Dems who backed health care reform, we offer this unsolicited piece of advice to cong. GOP leaders: Invite your Dem counterparts to hold a joint press conf. where you all condemn the threats. Issuing statements won't cut it.

Doing so is perhaps the only way to separate the GOP from the violent crazies. Not doing so could undermine the momentum they've built over the past year.

Posted: Wednesday, March 24, 2010 - 5:43pm