October 6, 2020 — As technological advances allow for more data to be generated on consumers, the public has become […]
October 5, 2020 – Social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook have waited until very late in the 2020 election […]
September 29, 2020 – Federal Communications Commissioner Brendan Carr was the odd man out in a conversation about Section 230 […]
September 24, 2020 — Although much of the focus over proposed changes to Section 230 centers around how Big Tech […]
September 22, 2020 — The coronavirus pandemic has taken a dire toll on small businesses across the United States. In […]
September 17, 2020 – Federal Communications Commissioner Brendan Carr on Wednesday advocated greater transparency by social media and internet platforms […]
September 16, 2020 — Both Republican and Democratic senators on Tuesday grilled a top Google official at a hearing just […]
September 14, 2020 — Federal Communications Commissioner Geoffrey Starks on Wednesday blasted the Trump administration for its efforts to impose […]
September 1, 2020 – Justice Department attorney Lauren Willard said that the Trump administration wanted to change Section 230 to […]
August 6, 2020 — While Americans still value the media’s traditional role in society, a new report found that trust […]
August 6, 2020 — Although many ethical technologies are still in early developmental stages, they are here to stay, said […]
August 6, 2020 – Former Federal Communications Commissioner Mignon Clyburn said that the FCC does not have the authority to […]
August 5, 2020 — The five leaders of the Federal Trade Commission testified together before a Senate panel for the […]
August 4, 2020 — Panelists in a Tuesday Brookings Institution webinar discussed their takes on the historic House Judiciary Antitrust […]
July 30, 2020 — In a Wednesday hearing, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was questioned by Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., about […]
July 30, 2020 — Wednesday’s House Judiciary Antitrust subcommittee hearing marked the first time four tech CEOs appeared before Congress, […]
July 30, 2020 – Several of the companies featured in Wednesday’s blockbuster big tech hearing need to be broken up, […]
July 28, 2020 — Senators on Tuesday remained broadly divided on the extent and direction that changes to Section 230 […]
July 28, 2020 — The CEOs of four of the world’s biggest technology companies are preparing to defend their rapidly-expanding […]
July 27, 2020 — The U.S. Commerce Department under the Trump administration on Monday followed through on the president’s orders […]
July 16, 2020 — Social media is not exacerbating the problems of American public discourse, said the National Review’s Kevin […]
July 16, 2020 — Social media companies need to “open up” their algorithms, said participants in a Broadband Breakfast panel on Wednesday. The […]
July 13, 2020 — Social media moderation will inevitably be biased to some degree, said Jeff Kosseff, assistant professor of […]
July 10, 2020 — A letter signed by over 150 prominent intellectuals and artists was published by Harper’s Magazine on […]
July 8, 2020 — Despite the hate that big tech companies receive, social media platforms are essential in enabling online […]
July 7, 2020 — Many conservatives have long accused popular social media platforms of discriminating against their ideas, but that […]
July 7, 2020 — Social networks have failed to self-regulate, said Joe Westby, technology and human rights researcher at Amnesty International, […]
July 7, 2020 — The extremely wealthy and their priorities dominate American democracy, reinforcing profound economic inequality throughout the country, […]
July 6, 2020 — The role of a content moderator is to be both a judge and a janitor of […]
June 2, 2020 —The heavily contested Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies Act advanced out of the Senate […]
July 2, 2020 — International governments can create spaces for free speech without having to impede freedoms, said participants in […]
July 1, 2020 — The time is right for smaller companies to seize market share amid the coronavirus, said New […]
June 29, 2020 — The coronavirus has exacerbated the threat of electoral interference, said journalists and legislative experts in a […]
WASHINGTON, June 29, 2020 – Broadband Breakfast announced that its Broadband Breakfast Live Online webcast series will focus, for the […]
June 26, 2020 — The debate over Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act spans a broad range of views, […]
June 25, 2020 — Algorithms utilized by platforms to keep users engaged are partially to blame for the heightened state […]
June 25, 2020 — Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and former Congressman Chris Cox, authors of Section 230 of the Communications […]
June 24, 2020 — The Federal Communications Commission needs increased funding of an unknown amount for its broadband subsidy projects, […]
June 24, 2020 — In the wake of yet another clash between Twitter and President Donald Trump, the question of […]
June 24, 2020 — Four members of the Transatlantic High Level Working Group on Content Moderation Online and Freedom of […]
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.
Nearly 60 public interest groups signed a letter to House leaders to call a vote on six antitrust bills.
The Communist government has access to a vast trove from Chinese-made apps.
Noah Phillips voiced concern about the scope and practices of the Biden administration's FTC.
Dish wants low-cost prepaid business Gen Mobile, Members of Congress want investigation into Facebook-Google, STL appoints Paul Atkinson.
By creating open infrastructure systems, states can reduce the barriers to entry and foster increased broadband competition.
Panel with broadband and wireless industry lobbyists wrestle with need for symmetrical internet, and press for fiber.
Republicans threaten companies that comply with Democrats records request, Pew highlights the good in infrastructure bill, Connected Britain in person.
Broadband Breakfast revisits what some state legislatures did to narrow broadband gaps.
Texas House passed partisan legislation on social media censorship, Adtran's $931M ADVA buy, Nokia worries about U.S. sanctions via association.
The bipartisan infrastructure framework faces hurdles before it because law. We'll discuss the process in Congress.
City is yet another in a growing field of municipalities aiming for a municipal fiber network.
The $3.2 billion program provides broadband and device subsidies to eligible low-income households.