Co-author of "The Amazon Jungle" says Section 230 has allowed Big Tech to get away with far too much.
Senator Josh Hawley talks Section 230, antitrust reform, and the Capitol riots.
The Oversight Board has sent the decision back to Facebook management, criticizing it for setting a "standardless" penalty.
Senate Commerce Committee considers nominations for Lina Khan, Bill Nelson and Leslie Kiernan.
Sen. Klobuchar, Rep. Cicilline and experts discuss antitrust, big tech and local journalism.
Congress may need another big tech breach to move earnestly on regulation, says consultant.
April 8, 2021 — There needs to be a digital regulatory commission created to ensure big tech cannot run wild […]
April 5, 2021—Despite accepting a petition that avoids the Supreme Court deliberating on whether a president can block social media […]
April 5, 2021 – Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, said Friday spectrum used by federal agencies is not being utilized efficiently, […]
March 26, 2021 – The heads of the largest social media companies largely defended their platforms, reiterated what they’ve done, […]
March 25, 2021—In the wake of rioters storming the Capital Building on January 6, experts and social media platforms are […]
March 23, 2021 – Sen. Mark Warner, D-Virginia, said he and his staff are in “regular contact” with big tech […]
Dozens of bills regulating internet content moderation have been proposed in at least 30 state legislatures, and one in Utah […]
March 17, 2021 – A new antitrust bill by Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn, is receiving high praise from current and […]
March 16, 2021—The president of the European Court of Human Rights is recommending an autonomous legal body that oversees a […]
March 17, 2021 – Changes to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act may not lead to the solution that […]
March 16, 2021 – A member of Facebook’s Oversight Board, which was created to provide content moderation decisions for the […]
March 16, 2021 – The ease with which social media companies have allowed fringe groups to organize, egged on by […]
March 13, 2021 – Internet shutdowns by governments around the globe are impacting their connectivity-dependent segments, including education and business, […]
March 8, 2021 – Lawmakers should not rush to paint big technology companies as monopolists and should carefully analyze what […]
In the conversation to reform Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which governs liability for internet intermediaries, Sen. Amy […]
March 2, 2021 –Experts are warning about the lack of understanding of the privacy implications of bitcoin, following Treasury Secretary […]
WASHINGTON, March 2, 2021 – A House committee on Thursday heard of the need for strengthened antitrust measures to stem […]
February 25, 2021 – Broadcasters and cable news stations must unilaterally – without the need for government intervention – follow […]
February 24, 2021 – Lionsgate Vice Chairman Michael Burns said Tuesday he thinks theaters will be packed again once the […]
February 22, 2021 – Panelists at a communications research conference on Thursday were divided about how to reconcile free speech […]
February 21, 2021 – “Look, I’m sorry.” That’s what Robinhood CEO Vladimir Tenev said to those who lost money in […]
February 13, 2021 – With many current proposals to revise Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, supporters of the […]
February 9, 2021 – As 2021 marks the 25-yearanniversary of the Telecommunications Act, former Federal Communications Commissioners Mike O’Rielly and […]
February 8, 2021—Amending too rashly or quickly the internet intermediary liability provision of the Telecommunications Act will harm smaller companies […]
February 9, 2021 – News organizations must have a broad representation in the communities they cover to reflect perspectives that […]
February 8, 2021— The spread of disinformation and misinformation can be controlled if the same rules on transparency required of […]
February 8, 2021 – Social media remains an important means for journalists in Belarus to fight state repressions, said Alexander […]
February 7, 2021—After the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, Facebook was one of the first big tech […]
February 2, 2021—Can a global news organization be held liable for breaching a court order in Australia when their publications […]
January 28, 2021—America is now facing consequences resulting from years of inaction on antitrust, said former Federal Communications Commission Chairman […]
January 28, 2021—Senator Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota, said the administration of President Joe Biden needed to address competition and privacy in […]
January 27, 2021 – With a focus on the power of big technology platforms, antitrust and competition issues faced by […]
January 27, 2021—Legislation to change Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act stands to benefit some, wound others, and downright […]
January 27, 2021—In the midst of a global pandemic, misinformation has spread across social media like a contagious virus transmitted […]
There is concern that an FTC focused on 'big is bad' will stunt economic growth in the future.
Apple will not reinstate Fortnite after court fight, T-Mobile expands in 4 states, Ajit Pai on Virginia's broadband success.
Topic 4 explores the past and future of the shared infrastructure model with more smart city deployments.
Politico panel debates merit of allowing tech platform users to migrate data freely.
The FCC should hit the pause button on a current plan to zero out support for voice-only services.
Advisory panel includes leaders in broadband and a chief economist at the FCC.
A coalition of groups argue the Texas law violates the Constitution, US Telecom on investment and Connected Nation on impact.
Partnerships for broadband need to emphasize community engagement to improve connectivity
Companies, industries, and associations chime in on FCC equipment blacklist proposal.
FCC head talks spectrum and network strategy, broadband policy book released, and it's Lifeline Awareness Week.
Topic 3 focuses on the way that municipalities' infrastructure projects has changed the conversation around public private partnerships.
The moderators for Digital Infrastructure Investment panels join for a preview session ahead of the event.
Brad Smith said information sharing is critical for preventative measures against cyberattacks.
Thirteen additional bidders approved for RDOF, Blue Ridge going full fiber, YouTube Premium growing but trails other streaming apps.
Broadband Breakfast briefly breaks down the topics to be discussed at the TPRC conference.
While some advocate for a tightening of language, other experts believe Section 230 should not be touched.
'These companies know how many resources they [agencies] have,' Klobuchar said.
The Broadband Connectivity Index uses multiple datasets to try to get a better understanding of well- and under-connected areas in...
AT&T's opens first learning center with free broadband, open RAN company Parallel Wireless expands, AT&T testing 5G for maritime use.
Topic 2 at DII2021 will consider new ownership models of digital assets. What role will cities and operators play?
The number of states restricting municipal broadband networks has dropped during the pandemic.
Letter follows Wall Street Journal story that reports Facebook knew about mental health damage Instagram has on teens.
Democrats intro device subsidy bill, OneWeb half way to launch goal, Trevor Jones is USTelecom VP of gov. affairs.
Expert says the issue is about what Hytera could be compelled to do by the Chinese government.
Dish is partnering with IBM for 5G, ConnectMaine's community broadband grants, Intuit to buy Mailchimp, STL hires Paolo Colella.
A Mattey Consulting report finds broadband revenues can help sustain the fund used to connect rural and low-income Americans.
Topic 1 at DII2021 considers debt and equity financing for digital infrastructure investment.
Senate-passed legislation for broadband investment inspired by Colorado's experience, says senator.
Staunch privacy advocate Alvaro Bedoya appears to be Joe Biden's pick for the FTC, Axios reports.
FCC Acting Chairwoman Rosenworcel said EBB will benefit tremendously from local outreach efforts.
Lightbox publishing new broadband map, Epic Games suffers loss in Apple antitrust case, 2021 Community Broadband Awards announced.
Dish said it needs non-contiguous 600 MHz band licenses to test open-RAN 5G network in two markets.
Broadband Breakfast, in person and for lunch, heard about the possibilities with spectrum sharing and combining technologies for coverage.
The FCC outlines September meeting agenda, the FTC will review big tech mergers this month, AT&T signs deal with OneWeb.
BroadbandNow launches a "consumer confidence" survey.
NCTA said the FCC should deny exclusive access to these buildings, but not exclusive wiring agreements.
Diversified Communications Group said the FCC flubbed on adding Hytera to blacklist.
Republicans counter Democrats on document request, Ookla says global speeds rising, Windstream and Arkansas to expand fiber.
SiFi is getting an injection of funds to deliver open fiber to cities.
FCC's comment period for ISPs in buildings, AT&T requests screen on spectrum holdings, Apple reverts plan to scan phone images.