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5G3 days ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

Spectrum3 days ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

Broadband and Democratization4 days ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

Antitrust4 days ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

5G4 days ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

Broadband Roundup1 week ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

Broadband Mapping & Data1 week ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

Digital Inclusion2 weeks ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

Antitrust2 weeks ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

NTIA2 weeks ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

Antitrust2 weeks ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

Antitrust2 weeks ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

Privacy and Security2 weeks ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

Broadband Mapping & Data2 weeks ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

Privacy and Security2 weeks ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

Free Speech1 month ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

Free Speech1 month ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

Antitrust1 month ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

Free Speech1 month ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

Free Speech1 month ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

Broadband Mapping & Data1 month ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

House of Representatives1 month ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

Antitrust1 month ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

Broadband Roundup1 month ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

Broadband Roundup1 month ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

5G1 month ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

FCC1 month ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

Broadband Roundup1 month ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

5G1 month ago

FCC Rejects Changes to Existing Radiofrequency Exposure Limits

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

Privacy and Security1 month ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

Broadband Roundup1 month ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

Drones2 months ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

Fiber2 months ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

Social Media2 months ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

Social Media2 months ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

Broadband Data2 months ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

House of Representatives2 months ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

Broadband Roundup2 months ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

Privacy and Security2 months ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...

Social Media2 months ago

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

On Tuesday, the non-profit Benton Foundation officially renamed itself the Benton Institute for Broadband & Society, elevating the institution’s focus...