The Democratic legislator called on NTIA end the automatic disclosure of .US web domain users’ personal information.
The Digital Services Act imposes transparency requirements and other accountability measures for tech platforms.
Blocking bad actors requires a whole new way of thinking, the authors say in this ExpertOp exclusive to Broadband Breakfast.
The committee wants wider use of opt-out from certain text messages.
'These letters show that…carrier geolocation data practices are all over the map.'
Panelists identified risks in employees freely accepting links without thinking about their associated risks.
Title II would require VoIP services to be subject to stronger regulations already in place for telecommunication providers.
Opposition to a reformed COPPA include the ability of the FTC to enact broad rule-making.
'I just want to limit the ability for any bad actor to get into your device.'
'Information sharing between the government and the private sector, while integral to tackling ransomware, is inconsistent.'
A former Commerce Department official said the nation is ‘so far behind in addressing these threats.’
The American Data Privacy and Protection Act cleared committee 53-2, with pushback from California legislators.
'It is time to act,' Alan Davidson said at an event Thursday.
The American Data Privacy and Protection Act said to be years in the making.
Former Google executive Richard Whitt critiqued Ben Tarnoff’s argument in 'Internet for the People' during Gigabit Libraries discussion.
'The environment is just fundamentally different than it was even just a decade ago… it is time to confront reality.'
A study by Futurum Research found organizations expect more remote work long-term.
'We can’t keep overhauling the regulatory structure.'
The draft privacy law includes a provision to enhance privacy protections online for children under 17.
The bill is bipartisan, and a joint effort between the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the Senate Commerce Committee.
'The key to striking the right balance lies in ‘guided FTC rulemaking’ in a federal law, echoed by privacy experts and private sector companies alike.'
The chairwoman seeks increased authority over autodialers and the ability for the FCC to take robocallers to court.
What should state leaders be doing to procure a safer, healthier information environment?
There are new proposed rules that offer legal protections to those aiding in enforcement efforts against illegal robocalls.
Different state privacy laws stifle competition and places burdens on small companies, experts say.
The FCC signed on five states this month and seven last month.
Emerging state-level privacy bills have common threads with existing ones in California, Colorado and Virginia.
The three letters are the latest in the FCC's ongoing crackdown on illegal call traffic.
Congress recently passed legislation including a requirement for critical infrastructure entities to notify government on cyber attacks.
Ransomeware attacks are a costly lesson for educators.
DuckDuckGo argued that its contextual ads are effective and not intrusive.
Panelists said everyone who is connected should be prepared.
International Municipal Lawyers Association heard service providers need to prioritize transparency.
Lenovo, Facebook and Microsoft sit on board of non-profit group led by Interim Executive Director Lisa Plaggemier.
The measure would restrict unwanted voicemails appearing in consumers’ inboxes.
The EU has sweeping privacy rules in place that could further influence global companies, as U.S. still without unified legislation.
If laws are robust enough and enforcement agencies are well-resourced, states should avoid implementing right to privacy action legislation.
Texas government official says that “cybersecurity needs to be a kitchen table topic.”
The president says that, in the past, Russia has taken covert military actions.
The future of teleworking will need upgraded security.
Emergency Connectivity Fund grants will keep students connected outside of school, including those impacted by Hurricanes Fiona and Ian.
'The only way to get that density is to get fiber out there. That allows you to get more subs...
Crowdsourced and bulk data are subject to a challenge process that has successfully eliminated crowdsourced data in the past.
The NTIA said it has received $5.5-billion worth of applications for the $1-billion middle mile program.
On the surface, satellite seems like the ideal way to close the rural-urban digital divide.
For the first time, the FCC is proposing removing voice service providers for breaking spam call rules.
Hurdles WISPs face include defining reliable service, regulatory burdens, and financial requirements, experts say.
5G has experienced a quantum leap in growth since it first began rolling out in 2018.
'Everyone says, ‘Oh, there’s going to be a workforce shortage,’ but no one is really focusing on it.'
The highest court in the land will hear a case about the scope of internet platform liability under Section 230.
Critical USF programs for expanding broadband are struggling to maintain revenue streams.
Two information technology industry groups are trying to stall implementation of Texas’ social media law.
There is a 'massive difference' between federal Form 477 data and state maps in Georgia and North Carolina
The vote on space debris comes as an increasing number of LEO satellites are gearing up for launch.
Legislation introduced Thursday would shield federal broadband funding from being taxed.
The company's president of broadband access and adoption initiatives lauded AT&T's public-private partnerships.
The conversation dealt with open access networks, and whether cities are well-suited to play a role in developing them.
Officials on the panel said there was significant confusion among challengers regarding categories of challenges.
Updates to the Commerce agency's website includes access to information about other federal broadband programs.
'We believe that connectivity can be a new and distinct category in impact investing.'
Community Connectivity Providers present a new paradigm for thinking about digital infrastructure investment for community networks.
A recent study by CostQuest suggests that 37,000 more towers are needed to bring mobile coverage up to speed nationwide.
The FCC is looking to adapt its robocall methods for texts.
The NTIA is proposing a limited-equipment, limited-time exemption to purchasing American-made products.
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FCC Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel's proposal for increased auction authority would allow the agency to support infrastructure investment.
'How do we make sure that you can keep that home grown talent?'
Incorporating equitable processes and outcomes from the start is crucial to avoid perpetuating continued inequalities.
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'You need to get a little better about talking to and listening to native communities," the chairman told the FCC.
Growing fears of recession trigger pullback on previous rosy forecasts.
SiFi Networks will construct an all-fiber network for 40,000 households in the city of Kenosha, Wisconsin.
The company says its map is based on millions of M-Lab speed tests conducted over a six-month period.
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They objected to being required to help build CostQuest’s database, but are unable to utilize database for their own benefit.
A federal judge ruled that CostQuest made no misrepresentations in its bid for the FCC mapping contract.
'Using the right information at the right time, we’re going to get to a better place.'
The Agriculture Department announced $502M will go to service providers in 20 states.
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Doreen Bodgan-Martin is running to head the United Nations’ technology regulator.