Panelists note shifting definition of offensive content.
The Justice Against Malicious Algorithms Act seeks to target large online platforms that push harmful content.
While some advocate for a tightening of language, other experts believe Section 230 should not be touched.
Latest lawsuit illustrates the increasing fragility of Section 230 legal protections.
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.
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.
Co-author of "The Amazon Jungle" says Section 230 has allowed Big Tech to get away with far too much.
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 23, 2021 – Sen. Mark Warner, D-Virginia, said he and his staff are in “regular contact” with big tech […]
March 17, 2021 – Changes to Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act may not lead to the solution that […]
In the conversation to reform Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which governs liability for internet intermediaries, Sen. Amy […]
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 […]
January 27, 2021—Legislation to change Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act stands to benefit some, wound others, and downright […]
WASHINGTON, January 14, 2021 – The power of big technology companies has been on display in the week since the […]
See, “Crackdown on Online Conspiracy Speakers After January 6 Highlights Need for Platform Accountability,” Broadband Breakfast, January 14, 2021 Our […]
January 2, 2021 — When the Senate reconvenes on Sunday at 11:45 a.m., the body will gavel in for the […]
December 23, 2020 — President Donald Trump on Wednesday followed through on his threat to veto the annual defense appropriations […]
December 15, 2020 — At a moment in which many are calling for the repeal or revision of Section 230 […]
December 2, 2020 — This Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on Wednesday morning voted 14-12 to advance Federal […]
November 22, 2020 – In the event that the incoming administration of President-elect Joe Biden seeks substantial funding for broadband […]
November 17, 2020 – In the second major showdown between the CEOs of Twitter and Facebook and senators within less […]
November 16, 2020 – Officials associated with INCOMPAS, the Internet and Competitive Networks Association, on Thursday predicted that there would […]
November 11, 2020 – The pervasiveness of the debate over recrafting Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act is even […]
November 10, 2020 — Members of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation grilled President Donald Trump’s proposed nominee […]
October 30, 2020 – Tech platform companies Google, Facebook, and Twitter said they not in favor of redefining the phrase, […]
October 16, 2020 – The Federal Communications Commission dove deep into political territory on Thursday by declaring that the agency […]
October 7, 2020 – Spencer Overton, president of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, on Tuesday said that […]
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 17, 2020 – Federal Communications Commissioner Brendan Carr on Wednesday advocated greater transparency by social media and internet platforms […]
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 […]
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.
Calls are growing louder for mandatory breach reporting for cybersecurity incidents.
Industry reactions to Biden's signing of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021 on Monday.
President Biden celebrated $65 billion for broadband deployment.
Former head of NTIA said it could cost $12 billion.