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U.K. intelligence watchdog defends nation’s bulk data spying as necessary “A British intelligence watchdog defended U.K. security agencies’ bulk online data collection Thursday but called for a new law to clarify the agencies’ “intrusive powers” to help improve public trust,” reports The Washington Post's Karla Adam.

Spain has the fastest LTE speeds, the U.S. has among the slowest "OpenSignal has published its second The State of LTE report, looking at aspects such as speed and coverage of 4G on a country-by-country basis,” reports VentureBeat's Paul Sawers.

Kleiner Perkins wrote an employment policy after female partner complaints "When venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers hired an outside investigator to look into a complaint of sexual harassment in December 2011, the investigator asked to see the firm’s equal-opportunity-employment policy," reports Re/Code's Liz Gannes and Nellie Bowles. "The firm’s COO at the time, Eric Keller, said he couldn’t find it."

Apple adds App Store guidelines requiring devs obtain health research data consent "Apple has added some new entries to its App Store Review Guidelines that developers must follow when developing and submitting apps for iOS devices," reports 9 to 5 Mac's Jordan Kahn. "Among the new additions, Apple is requiring developers to obtain consent from users for health-related human subject research, obtain explicit authorization for downloading music and video from third-party sources, and disclose policies related to Apple Pay.”

Here are all 400 pages of the FCC’s net neutrality rules "The release of the rules comes two weeks after the FCC voted to approve them in a historic, polarized vote at the commission," The Post's Brian Fung reports. "Now begins the next chapter in the story. Expect Internet providers to comb through the publication, probing the rules for legal weaknesses they can take to court.”

On Our Radar:

READ: The net neutrality rules. (FCC)
READ: Snippets from a new Steve Jobs biography that includes the revelation that he turned down a partial liver transplant from Tim Cook. (Cult of Mac)

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