A man using a mobile phone walks past an AT&T store, in June. The New York Times and ProPublica report that the telecom giant helped the NSA spy for decades. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Randall Stephenson, chairman and CEO of AT&T, introduces President Obama before the latter's remarks Dec. 3 at the quarterly meeting of the Business Roundtable, a group Stephenson chairs. Stephenson has said that increasing regulation of the broadband industry — as proposed by the president — would have a substantial chilling effect on its investment in infrastructure. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Would FCC Plan Harm Telecom Investment? Even Industry Opinion Is Mixed

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Your call may be monitored: The NSA has been given the OK to collect data about millions of Americans' phone calls (though not about the conversations). Glen Argov /Landov hide caption

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From 'Morning Edition': NPR's Dina Temple-Raston on the collection of phone records

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