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 […]
June 23, 2020 — Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act has played an important role in the shifting center […]
June 22, 2020 — Legal experts disagreed on Monday about whether Section 230 is exacerbating or helping to solve problems […]
June 17, 2020 — Conversations around the removal or revision of Section 230 are often fraught with treacherous implications for […]
June 17, 2020 — “Section 230 is on fire in D.C.,” said Eric Goldman, professor at the Santa Clara University […]
June 12, 2020 — Left unchecked, a recent court decision on Section 230 might lead to the internet suffering what […]
June 11, 2020 — Interoperability is a practical safeguard against big tech oligopolies, said participants in a Lincoln Network forum […]
June 9, 2020 — Though disinformation is rampant online, there is still hope that social media companies can control it, […]
June 4, 2020 — In a video that quickly went viral, discredited medical researcher Judy Mikovits claimed that the novel […]
June 3, 2020 — The actions that President Donald Trump has taken to punish tech companies for alleged anti-conservative discrimination […]
June 2, 2020 — Federal Communications Commissioner Brendan Carr on Monday defended President Donald Trump’s attempts to punish Twitter’s fact-checking […]
June 1, 2020 — Google and Apple are rarely criticized for not collecting enough data on users, but under the […]
May 30, 2020 — Twitter’s response to Donald Trump’s attempt to subjugate the platform over its actions will have serious […]
May 29, 2020 — President Donald Trump continued to rage against Twitter over allegations of censorship by the company in […]
May 28, 2020 — President Donald Trump is preparing to sign an executive order that would eliminate protections under Section […]
May 27, 2020 — The internet could be better serving world peoples affected by the coronavirus pandemic, said Tim Berners-Lee, […]
May 27, 2020 — Current social media algorithms and big tech tactics are making our information less reliable and our […]
'You need to get a little better about talking to and listening to native communities," the chairman told the FCC.
Growing fears of recession trigger pullback on previous rosy forecasts.
SiFi Networks will construct an all-fiber network for 40,000 households in the city of Kenosha, Wisconsin.
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They objected to being required to help build CostQuest’s database, but are unable to utilize database for their own benefit.
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'Using the right information at the right time, we’re going to get to a better place.'
The Agriculture Department announced $502M will go to service providers in 20 states.
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The Democratic legislator called on NTIA end the automatic disclosure of .US web domain users’ personal information.
Doreen Bodgan-Martin is running to head the United Nations’ technology regulator.
The virtual tools are being used to prepare workers coming out of lockdowns during the pandemic.
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The White House announced six hires to take charge of $52-billion semiconductor program.
The Fiber Broadband Association has said there is up-to 60 weeks of wait for materials necessary for fiber deployment.
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'Their absence is noted, and it illustrates their indifference towards the needs of rural Americans and our rural communities.'
The White House released a "comprehensive framework" for the regulation of digital assets.
The FCC's broadband label might include the number of movies one can watch at a time with a certain plan.
The Digital Services Act imposes transparency requirements and other accountability measures for tech platforms.
The California Age-Appropriate Design Code Act signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom will limit the online collection of children’s data.
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The SEC will add industry offices that are focused on crypto assets, and industrial applications and services.
The agency is proposing to use its own authority to regulate tech platforms for their 'commercial surveillance'.
Many of the commenters urge the FCC to change the standards it uses for cost-sharing of pole replacements.
White House officials urged schools and other local institutions to engage in text-message and social media campaigns for the ACP.
Some agreed there is egregious information that should be downranked on search platforms.
Meanwhile, Twitter shareholders approved a deal to sell the company to Elon Musk, who wants out.
Johnson will replace former CEO Jeff Storey, who announced his retirement after a 40-year career.
Wisper CEO Nathan Stooke said the attitude to connect more Americans should be to let the “best technology win.”
The release of more spectrum will help move autonomous vehicles forward.
Blocking bad actors requires a whole new way of thinking, the authors say in this ExpertOp exclusive to Broadband Breakfast.
An FCC watchdog report said some service providers were signing up multiple people on one person's information for ACP benefits.
North Carolina hopes to achieve 80 percent subscription to broadband services among its citizens.
Participants voiced concerns over alleged abuses by big tech companies.
This is New Hampshire’s second round of Treasury Department's Capital Projects Funds, following a $50 million award in June.
Despite confidence in its mapping fabric, an FCC panel said the challenge process is important.
The director of the middle mile program said applicants must show "climate resilience" to get funding.
T-Mobile is focusing on its wireless business, while Cogent wants to eventually replace its leased network.