An inside look at the package of antitrust bills marked up this week by the House Judiciary Committee.
CTA CEO said abolishing intermediary liability protections violates private industry protections against government interference.
Expert warns Big Tech must adopt hands-off approach to regain public trust.
Antitrust and technology experts say that Congress's new antitrust package is legally flawed and politically motivated.
Tech execs have begun to speak out against a new package of proposed antitrust bills in Congress.
Legal and policy experts are split over how effective Klobuchar's proposed antitrust legislation could be.
State regulation of technology companies could harm consumers, experts say.
Forcing Big Tech to contribute to the Universal Service Fund is intriguing, but up to Congress, Rosenworcel says.
During a panel hosted by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, three expert discussed the effect of antitrust legislation on big tech. The panelists all defended...
Panelists say they've been censored on social media -- and they point to platforms' auto moderation.
Two sets of experts debated the merits of reforming or removing and maintaining Section 230.
Amazon is entangled in local legal cases that could set off lawsuits for third-party products sold on its platform.
Brendan Carr said Big Tech can make critical decisions on who sees what on the internet.
Organizations signed a formal list of 70 public complaints against the social media giant.
Brendan Carr said big tech companies have benefitted from the internet -- so they should contribute.
Republican representative Bob Latta said Section 230 is not going anywhere anytime soon.
As Florida's governor signs new social media law, Section 230 is on a collision course with reform and the law.
Biden orders FCC and FTC to stand down on Trump-era order targeting social media companies.
In the lawsuit over the massively popular game Fortnite, it’s easy for people to take sides based on our attachment to it.
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 […]
Title II would require VoIP services to be subject to stronger regulations already in place for telecommunication providers.
The new FCC requirements in the broadband data collection program are important to meet the nation’s connectivity goals.
Australia's highest court said Google is not a publisher by making available hyperlinks to articles.
The NTIA announced all states and territories have applied for initial planning money from the $42.5B BEAD program.
Urban Digital Equity Bootcamp and Let's Get Going Broadband Program announced.
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‘Advertising around gig speeds is doing tremendous damage to our public policy.’
The FCC will let Congress make changes to its authority to add contributors to the Universal Service Fund.
Wireless is essential because for truly remote properties, a physical connection may never be practical.
Academics were concerned about an anti-preference bill, while one state AG said he's 'pragmatic' about a federal privacy law.
Carr said he was notified via press release of the FCC decision to deny RDOF money to Starlink and LTD.
The Federal Communications Commission's reallocation of intelligent transportation service spectrum was not arbitrary and capricious, the court held.
5G, IoT and edge computing are giving companies the opportunity to make hyper-personalization even more 'hyper'.
'We are continuing to review the letter and are evaluating our next steps,' LTD said.
A new bill would provide grants to providers who can quickly build middle-mile infrastructure along existing electrical grid system.
In Tennessee, we'll see what the Volunteer state is doing to bring a plan together on broadband policy.
One trade group warns about providers leaving the program if data collection too onerous.
Phillips told Politico that he is leaving the competition watchdog this fall.
The Net Neutrality and Broadband Justice Act may harm the ability of broadband infrastructure to grow.
With FCC maps promised soon, some states are preparing to possibly challenge them by making their own.
There are government programs created to shrink the digital divide, but not many Americans know what’s out there.
The establishment of the Affordable Connectivity Outreach Grant Program is intended to bring awareness to the program.
The strategy would identify gaps and limitations that would hinder coordination across federal broadband programs.
Opponents say increasing coverage and speed obligations of the ACAM program may be unnecessary with new federal broadband money.
Settles suggests tactics for communities to effectively deploy telehealth services while marketing the Affordable Connectivity Program.
Lumen's Quantum Fiber will deliver up to 8 Gig symmetrical speeds in certain markets.
The FCC should incorporate the mapping data from local governments to avoid overbuilding, ensure technology neutrality.
Randy Brogle was previously working on fiber investments for Facebook parent Meta.
The document includes information about how often the agencies will meet and when they'll get involved in proposed actions.
Omni Fiber was injected with funds from Oak Hill Capital last month.
The announcement is the second round of ReConnect funding in fiscal year 2022.
As FCC fights robocalls, robotexts are on the rise.
Some say the bill would add heavy regulation that will harm investments and consumers.
Bill aims to strengthen American self-reliance in semiconductor chip production and international competition.
'Wireless connectivity is one of the most vital aspects of our digital infrastructure.'
The next generation wireless technology is being touted as the most secure yet.
The non-profit Yellowstone Fiber uses a unique business model in the thriving community of Bozeman, Montana, and the surrounding county.
Detroit’s Hope Village experienced an internet outage for 45 days in the early days of the pandemic.
Opposition to a reformed COPPA include the ability of the FTC to enact broad rule-making.