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.
Government is 'worst person' to manage content moderation.
Five days into the new year and two developments bring Section 230 protections back into focus.
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 […]
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.
A small city in Utah has some of the country's highest speeds using a unique model of fiber sharing.
'Meta in recent years has set its sights on building, and ultimately controlling, a VR ‘metaverse.'
With service beginning in late September, non-profit fiber ISP aims to serve rural Gallatin County
The money is for two new funding rounds to address the 'homework gap.'
The commission said it is helping communities prepare to apply for some of the $42.5B NTIA BEAD program.
'I just want to limit the ability for any bad actor to get into your device.'
The CHIPS Act had been pushed by officials as a key bill to increase America's self sufficiency on chip manufacturing.
'Information sharing between the government and the private sector, while integral to tackling ransomware, is inconsistent.'
'I think obtaining funding from the Universal Service Fund would go a long way.'
'Our guiding principle at the CFTC must be to stop fraud or harmful conduct that harms our markets.'
Former Google executive Camille Gloster has been appointed by the White House to its Office of the National Cyber Director.
But there's concern a Senate vote on a fifth FCC commissioner will not happen before midterms.