January 22, 2021—Social media is an accelerant that spreads conspiracy theories and feeds extremist ideology, and was ultimately the cause […]
January 21, 2021—Tech platforms are approaching the 2021 presidential transition with caution, lest their tools get used to livestream another […]
WASHINGTON, January 14, 2021 – The power of big technology companies has been on display in the week since the […]
January 12, 2021 — President Donald Trump on Tuesday reacted to the content moderation practices that digital platforms exercised since […]
See, “Crackdown on Online Conspiracy Speakers After January 6 Highlights Need for Platform Accountability,” Broadband Breakfast, January 14, 2021 Our […]
January 7, 2021 — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced in a statement posted to his personal page Thursday that […]
Update, 7:07 p.m. ET, January 6, 2021 – Twitter has deleted both of the Tweets identified in the story below. […]
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 23, 2020 — Less than a week after President-elect Joe Biden secured a victory in the 2020 presidential election, […]
December 15, 2020 — At a moment in which many are calling for the repeal or revision of Section 230 […]
December 7, 2020 – Cybersecurity experts were on the prowl for misinformation emanating from all over the globe about 2020 […]
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 — The year 2021 will be pivotal for advancing media and press freedom initiatives, due to the […]
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 […]
November 9, 2020 – The media may have missed the boat on Trump voters, including Latino Trump voters, but at […]
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 […]
October 6, 2020 – Starting in 2014, domestic forces—not just foreign forces—began to spread the idea that America was rigged […]
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 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 […]
August 6, 2020 – Former Federal Communications Commissioner Mignon Clyburn said that the FCC does not have the authority to […]
July 30, 2020 — In a Wednesday hearing, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was questioned by Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., about […]
July 28, 2020 — Senators on Tuesday remained broadly divided on the extent and direction that changes to Section 230 […]
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 […]
Panelists argued that lack of equitable digital access is deadly and driven by lack of competition.
"Farm Fresh Broadband" explains the world of broadband policy and provides solutions to bridge the digital divide.
There is concern that an FTC focused on 'big is bad' will stunt economic growth in the future.
Apple will not reinstate Fortnite after court fight, T-Mobile expands in 4 states, Ajit Pai on Virginia's broadband success.
Topic 4 explores the past and future of the shared infrastructure model with more smart city deployments.
Politico panel debates merit of allowing tech platform users to migrate data freely.
The FCC should hit the pause button on a current plan to zero out support for voice-only services.
Advisory panel includes leaders in broadband and a chief economist at the FCC.
A coalition of groups argue the Texas law violates the Constitution, US Telecom on investment and Connected Nation on impact.
Partnerships for broadband need to emphasize community engagement to improve connectivity
Companies, industries, and associations chime in on FCC equipment blacklist proposal.
FCC head talks spectrum and network strategy, broadband policy book released, and it's Lifeline Awareness Week.
Topic 3 focuses on the way that municipalities' infrastructure projects has changed the conversation around public private partnerships.
The moderators for Digital Infrastructure Investment panels join for a preview session ahead of the event.
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.