Observers on a Broadband Breakfast panel offered differing perspectives on the high court's decision.
The decision resulted in an unusual court split. Justice Kagan sided with Justice Alito but refused to sign his dissent.
Parler's Amy Peikoff said she wishes Twitter can follow in her social media company's footsteps.
The debate on what government should -- or shouldn't -- do with respect to liability protections for platforms continues.
Carr said he’s “very glad to hear” of Musk’s Twitter purchase, but still thinks Section 230 reform is necessary.
Will Twitter's new owner change the debate about social media?
Columbia University researcher shared her perspectives at event hosted by The Atlantic that featured former President Barack Obama.
Government is 'worst person' to manage content moderation.
Senator Edward Markey has been a proponent of increasing the age group in child privacy laws for years.
Social media platforms are harming Iran due to their ignorance of Iranian culture and the nation's primary dialects.
Experts discuss how social media is being treated in the Middle East and how to respond.
Will Hurd and Member of Parliament Damien Collins say disinformation on social media platforms a worry in midterm elections.
Five days into the new year and two developments bring Section 230 protections back into focus.
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 […]
'Baltimore lags behind many cities when it comes to the number of households with home internet connections.'
Digital investment firm Morrison & Co. said it agreed to acquire FiberLight.
The data will go toward improved maps, which the FCC chair said will be available by the fall.
In remarks at the Rural Wireless Association event on Wednesday, Commissioner Geoffrey Starks reaffirmed the FCC’s goals.
'You have to take a serious look at red tape.'
A USTelecom report finds that despite high inflation, broadband prices have been declining.
As technology is more advanced and connected to everything, the need for higher capacity networks will continue to grow exponentially.
Legislation currently before Congress will hurt American tech's global competitiveness, event hears.
The virtual world where avatars can meet as if they were in real life can be a companion for education.
FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr is requesting Apple and Google remove the TikTok app over data concerns.
'It’s about making sure wireless connections are available in 100 percent of rural America,' said the chairwoman.
From 2010 to 2020, a 10.9 percent growth in broadband penetration drove .04 percent increase in GDP, the study found.
The FCC chairwoman reaffirmed her commitment to net neutrality at a conference on Friday.
'Digital workers can help in the end-to-end automation of business processes by mimicking human behavior.'
The technology has already been used by companies to monitor and make more efficient systems to reduce emissions.
Environmental sustainability in telecom has been a key talking point for Starks.
Conference hears the FCC should seek spectrum bands to open up for unlicensed use.
The Community Reinvestment Act was expanded to include broadband investments in 2016.
A bill would have the Commerce Secretary identify categories of personal data that could harm national security if exported.
FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel advocated for bills that would make better use of spectrum.
Fixed-wireless is hampered by technical issues that make it incomparable to fiber, a report claims.
Understanding the funding impact will 'begin with the NTIA’s mandate to work with community partners.'
'Simple and regular community engagement is needed.'
The FTC released a report that warned about the dangers of AI's use to combat online harms.
UScellular and Ericsson tested 5G connected drones for future applications.
'While the federal government’s infrastructure funding creates unique opportunities, it also exposes challenges that states and tribes must get in...
'We can’t keep overhauling the regulatory structure.'
'We need to recognize that absolutely the time is now. It is neither too soon nor too late.'
Comments were made at the Fiber Connect conference last week.
'North America is forecast to lead the world in 5G subscription penetration in the next five years.'
The coalition will play a crucial role in broadband data as government implements the largest expenditure of broadband funds.
The draft privacy law includes a provision to enhance privacy protections online for children under 17.
Markup of bills comes after much discussion about federal spectrum management.
Fiber networks have a unique capacity to keep broadband prices low for low-income communities, proponents say.
Analyzing ACP enrollment can help the BEAD program solve the 'persisting gap between deployment and subscription.'
A bill introduced by Elizabeth Warren would ban data brokers from selling or transferring location data and health data.
Fiber providers, equipment companies and consultants discussed their work in communities in a session at Fiber Connect
39 states and territories have submitted letters of intent to participate in the NTIA's Internet for All initiative.
Peacock and HBO Max named as potential winners by internet and entertainment industry analysis Laura Martin
As of June 7, 20 states have passed legislation to implement the 988 suicide hotline mandate, according to FCC data.