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Congress has completed an investigation of how large Internet companies like Google, Facebook and Amazon may violate anti-trust laws – giving themselves bigger profits and preventing small firms from competing.  Now, the Justice Department is suing Google, and other companies might also face trust-busting trials. 

A professor of economics at the University of Virginia says it’s time to regulate big tech, but it may be premature to break the big companies up.

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With so many children being told to get their lessons online and parents trying to work through the Internet, some consumers are finding their service is slow. 

Sandy Hausman talked with one expert who explained why you might have trouble online, and what you can do about it.

Bad data on service and quality from internet service providers is frustrating to many members of Congress on both sides of the aisle.

Now one Virginia congressman is doing something about it.

The World Wide Web is 25 years old, but it’s about to have a growth spurt. Technology companies are coming up with more and more things that need to be connected to the Internet. And experts are trying to stay ahead of the curve to keep all those devices, and the people who use them, safe and secure.

Broadband Access Remains Roadblock to Rural Prosperity

Sep 27, 2016
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Yesterday, Governor McAuliffe opened his annual Summit on Rural Prosperity. The event brings business leaders, delegates and state officials together for two days of economic brainstorming. 

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