Panelists note shifting definition of offensive content.
Platform representatives did not commit to legislation that would increase online protections for kids.
The Justice Against Malicious Algorithms Act seeks to target large online platforms that push harmful content.
Frances Haugen testifies in front of the Senate studying protecting kids online after revealing herself as Facebook whistleblower.
While some advocate for a tightening of language, other experts believe Section 230 should not be touched.
Letter follows Wall Street Journal story that reports Facebook knew about mental health damage Instagram has on teens.
The Communist government has access to a vast trove from Chinese-made apps.
Latest lawsuit illustrates the increasing fragility of Section 230 legal protections.
Often characterized in the media as the Supreme Court of Facebook, Oversight Board members explained how the board actually functions.
Companies also want to discuss cybersecurity, net neutrality, taxes and privacy.
Legal experts say changing views on Section 230 will make platforms less willing to employ that defense in future cases.
CTA CEO said abolishing intermediary liability protections violates private industry protections against government interference.
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.
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.
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.
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 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, […]
In the conversation to reform Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which governs liability for internet intermediaries, Sen. Amy […]
February 25, 2021 – Broadcasters and cable news stations must unilaterally – without the need for government intervention – follow […]
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 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 […]
House Freedom Caucus Rep. Scott Perry calls GOP supporters of the bipartisan infrastructure measure "socialist-voting members."
The administration’s efforts are mostly directed at curtailing the Chinese government.
California also has 18 projects that are part of the state's $6-billion broadband investment under its California Comeback Plan.
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The former Facebook employee-turned-whistleblower said the company must be accountable for the social harm it causes.
Report recommends policymakers streamline access to poles as 'most efficient' means of broadband expansion.
Leaders addressed strategies and importance of private spending.
A Texas court blocked enforcement of a social media that would prevent companies from removing extreme speech.
Big Telecom companies caused months and months of delays in the rollout of the Emergency Broadband Benefit.
Gigi Sohn explained her positions on issues facing the FCC.
The National Association of Broadcasters raised concern about FCC nominee Gigi Sohn's ties to defunct streaming service Locast.
China is believed to be creating a central digital currency soon, as the U.S. lacks policy governing cryptocurrency.
Students in a Houston-area school district hosted a panel on connecting schools and libraries as part of a national event...
Both states join California as the only ones with comprehensive privacy laws, but experts say a federal bill should fill...
The initiative is part of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's $157 million Internet Master Plan.
To protect consumers in the digital revolution, experts say serious federal action on privacy can lead the way.
A bill introduced this month requires the FCC to investigate the need to expand base of Universal Service Fund.
The commission says an enrollment freeze is no longer necessary as the Infrastructure Act’s Affordable Connectivity Program takes effect.
Letter cites Carol Mattey report, which recommends broadening the base.
Craig Settles talks about the need for telehealth and ubiquitous broadband in a recent interview.
UTOPIA customers deep in red states favor net neutrality by a wide margin.
Inspector General report finds "dozens" of cases of EBB abuse across the country.
Sohn and Biden NTIA nominee Alan Davidson will undergo confirmation hearings next Wednesday.
TPI released their broadband map, which tracks speeds, availability, and adoption rates across the country.
The companies agree to consumer protection measures as conditions of the transaction.
One of the most important recent developments in the deployment of broadband infrastructure.
In this event, we'll explore the perspective of the NTIA and state agencies charged with implementing IIJA.
Privacy is rising in the landscape of telecom and technology policy issues issues.
Another $1 billion in broadband expansion funds could be available in the Build Back Better Act, which passed the House...
President Biden’s social safety net and climate package now faces hurdles in the Senate.
The measure would increase access for those seeking emergency mental health assistance.
Senators pointed to FCC's initiatives on mapping, which will need to be good to maximize federal funds for broadband.
The registration comes after the company rebranded to Meta, taking it beyond its social media origins.
Rural advocates are asking for accountability for infrastructure bill spending on broadband.
Collaboration between community leaders will be essential in ensuring success of the Biden infrastructure bill in California.
The committee released a memo stating that “small lapses” led to many prominent cyberattacks this year.
Among the bills sent to the House, the committee passed two on telecom and one on consumer safety.
The Chinese telecom manufacturer is looking at licensing its designs to another company amid cratering profits.
The agency released a statement of objectives earlier this month.
The groups sent a letter emphasizing the need for internet access expansion ahead of Wednesday confirmation hearings.