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Who’s On First? Congress Upset With Wasteful and Petty Antitrust Squabbles Between Justice and FTC

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

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Social Media1 day ago

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Goes to Washington

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

5G2 days ago

FCC’s Technology Advisory Committee Reprises Preemption of Localities, But This Time Over Small Cell Aesthetics

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

Spectrum2 days ago

Many Facets of Wireless Industry Join to Celebrate Launch of OnGo Using Mid-Band Spectrum

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

Broadband and Democratization2 days ago

Benton Foundation Renamed Benton Institute for Broadband and Society, Renewed Focus on Advanced Internet Networks

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

5G3 days ago

Broadband Roundup: CBRS on a Roll, Innovation Fund in Rural California, Another Verizon 5G Announcement

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

Broadband Roundup1 week ago

Broadband Roundup: FCC Announces More Rural Funding, Everyone On Expands Footprint, US Telecom Gets Political

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

Broadband Mapping & Data1 week ago

With FCC Broadband Maps Denounced as ‘Terrible,’ Members of Congress Drill Into Details For Improvement

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

Digital Inclusion1 week ago

Digital Literacy Legend and Rural Telecommunications Congress Board Member Gene Crick Dies

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

Antitrust1 week ago

Addressing the Impact of Big Data Upon Antitrust is More Complicated Than a Big Tech Breakup

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

NTIA1 week ago

Speaking at Commerce Department Symposium, Federal Agencies Doubt Benefits of Spectrum Plan

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

Antitrust2 weeks ago

Broadband Roundup: Everyone (Almost) Gangs Up on Google, Muni Broadband Fact Sheet, SHLB Anchornet Conference

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

Antitrust2 weeks ago

Broadband Roundup: Two Separate State Antitrust investigations of Google and Facebook, and Broadband Mapping

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

Privacy and Security2 weeks ago

Comparing Privacy Policies for Wearable Fitness Trackers: Apple, Fitbit, Xiaomi and Under Armour

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

Broadband Mapping & Data2 weeks ago

Broadband Roundup: House Energy and Commerce to Focus on Broadband Maps, Rural Digital Divide Woes, C-Band Sharing

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

Privacy and Security2 weeks ago

Ranking Digital Rights Project Seeks to Compare Privacy and Free Expression by Big Tech and Internet Companies

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

Free Speech4 weeks ago

Part IV: As Hate Speech Proliferates Online, Critics Want to See and Control Social Media’s Algorithms

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

Free Speech1 month ago

Part III: The GOP Wants to Kill the Fairness Doctrine, Then Applies It to the Internet

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

Antitrust1 month ago

Justice Department Collaborating with State Attorneys General’s Antitrust Investigation of Big Tech, Says Chief

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

Free Speech1 month ago

Part II: Senators Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz Want to Repeal Section 230 and Break the Internet

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

Free Speech1 month ago

A Short History of Online Free Speech, Part I: The Communications Decency Act Is Born

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

Broadband Mapping & Data1 month ago

Free Press Denounces Facebook Ads, New Content Moderation, Problems of Broadband Adoption

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

House of Representatives1 month ago

House Homeland Security Committee Issues Subpoena to the Owner of 8chan Internet Site

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

Antitrust1 month ago

FCC Finalizes Approval of T-Mobile-Sprint Merger, As States Continue to Oppose

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

Broadband Roundup1 month ago

Trump Delays 10 Percent Tariff on Chinese Tech Goods, Buttigieg on Broadband, Facebook Eavesdropping

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

Broadband Roundup1 month ago

Cable Industry Touts Energy Efficiency, Next Century Highlights Open Access Fiber, Aspen Forum Set

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

5G1 month ago

Local Government Officials Don’t Like FCC Preemption of Wireless Facilities, See Hope in D.C. Circuit Decision

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

FCC1 month ago

FCC Authorizes $121 Million in Rural Broadband Funding from Connect America Fund

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

Broadband Roundup1 month ago

Tech Groups Push Back on Trump Social Media Bias, Microsoft Calls Rural Broadband ‘Urgent National Crisis,” Huawei Operating System

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

5G1 month ago

FCC Rejects Changes to Existing Radiofrequency Exposure Limits

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

Privacy and Security1 month ago

Public Knowledge Blasts Latest Privacy Meltdown, This One at Instagram Affiliate Hyp3r

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

Broadband Roundup1 month ago

Rep. Bob Latta and Ajit Pai on Robocalls, Rural Massachusetts Projects, John Horrigan Report on Digital Divide

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

Drones1 month ago

Greater Commercial Use of Drones Will Force Revisions of Federal Aviation Administration Regulations, Say Experts

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

Fiber1 month ago

‘Dig Once’ Provides Future-Proofing Solution for Federal Highway Infrastructure, Says BroadbandNow

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

Social Media1 month ago

Protesting Twitter’s ‘Normalizing Racism,’ Activists Call on Social Network to Ban White Supremacists

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

Social Media1 month ago

White House on Friday to Host Social Media Officials to Discuss Violent Extremism

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

Broadband Data1 month ago

Faster Access in Metro and Suburban Areas, Amazon and Higher Prices, Trump and Social Media

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

House of Representatives1 month ago

Bipartisan Committee Leadership Calls to Remove Tech Immunity From U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

Broadband Roundup2 months ago

Electric Coop Broadband Partnerships, Deepfake Enforcement, Problems with Hipster Antitrust

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

Privacy and Security2 months ago

Poorly Executed Federal Privacy Law Could Cost U.S. Economy $122 Billion Annually, Says ITIF

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...

Social Media2 months ago

Seeking to Quell ‘Evil Contagion’ of ‘White Supremacy,’ President Trump May Ignite New Battle Over Online Hate Speech

WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 - Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as...