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 […]
February 7, 2021—After the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, Facebook was one of the first big tech […]
February 2, 2021—Can a global news organization be held liable for breaching a court order in Australia when their publications […]
January 27, 2021—Legislation to change Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act stands to benefit some, wound others, and downright […]
January 27, 2021—In the midst of a global pandemic, misinformation has spread across social media like a contagious virus transmitted […]
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 […]
Title II would require VoIP services to be subject to stronger regulations already in place for telecommunication providers.
The new FCC requirements in the broadband data collection program are important to meet the nation’s connectivity goals.
Australia's highest court said Google is not a publisher by making available hyperlinks to articles.
The NTIA announced all states and territories have applied for initial planning money from the $42.5B BEAD program.
Urban Digital Equity Bootcamp and Let's Get Going Broadband Program announced.
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On August 24, Broadband Breakfast Editor and Publisher Drew Clark will return to the Land of Lincoln.
‘Advertising around gig speeds is doing tremendous damage to our public policy.’
The FCC will let Congress make changes to its authority to add contributors to the Universal Service Fund.
Wireless is essential because for truly remote properties, a physical connection may never be practical.
Academics were concerned about an anti-preference bill, while one state AG said he's 'pragmatic' about a federal privacy law.
Carr said he was notified via press release of the FCC decision to deny RDOF money to Starlink and LTD.
The Federal Communications Commission's reallocation of intelligent transportation service spectrum was not arbitrary and capricious, the court held.
5G, IoT and edge computing are giving companies the opportunity to make hyper-personalization even more 'hyper'.
'We are continuing to review the letter and are evaluating our next steps,' LTD said.
A new bill would provide grants to providers who can quickly build middle-mile infrastructure along existing electrical grid system.
In Tennessee, we'll see what the Volunteer state is doing to bring a plan together on broadband policy.
One trade group warns about providers leaving the program if data collection too onerous.
Phillips told Politico that he is leaving the competition watchdog this fall.
The Net Neutrality and Broadband Justice Act may harm the ability of broadband infrastructure to grow.
With FCC maps promised soon, some states are preparing to possibly challenge them by making their own.
There are government programs created to shrink the digital divide, but not many Americans know what’s out there.
The establishment of the Affordable Connectivity Outreach Grant Program is intended to bring awareness to the program.
The strategy would identify gaps and limitations that would hinder coordination across federal broadband programs.
Opponents say increasing coverage and speed obligations of the ACAM program may be unnecessary with new federal broadband money.
Settles suggests tactics for communities to effectively deploy telehealth services while marketing the Affordable Connectivity Program.
Lumen's Quantum Fiber will deliver up to 8 Gig symmetrical speeds in certain markets.
The FCC should incorporate the mapping data from local governments to avoid overbuilding, ensure technology neutrality.
Randy Brogle was previously working on fiber investments for Facebook parent Meta.
The document includes information about how often the agencies will meet and when they'll get involved in proposed actions.
Omni Fiber was injected with funds from Oak Hill Capital last month.
The announcement is the second round of ReConnect funding in fiscal year 2022.
As FCC fights robocalls, robotexts are on the rise.
Some say the bill would add heavy regulation that will harm investments and consumers.
Bill aims to strengthen American self-reliance in semiconductor chip production and international competition.
'Wireless connectivity is one of the most vital aspects of our digital infrastructure.'
The next generation wireless technology is being touted as the most secure yet.
The non-profit Yellowstone Fiber uses a unique business model in the thriving community of Bozeman, Montana, and the surrounding county.
Detroit’s Hope Village experienced an internet outage for 45 days in the early days of the pandemic.
Opposition to a reformed COPPA include the ability of the FTC to enact broad rule-making.