Telecommuting and telemedicine are beginning to be discussed as potential remedies to the damage being done by the novel coronavirus, […]
In the seemingly never-ending debate over whether broadband classifies as a Title I information service, or a Title 2 telecommunications […]
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg proposed a “third status for Facebook that would fall between telecom provider and publisher, while expressing […]
WASHINGTON, February 12, 2020 – As states draft and pass state-wide privacy laws, company compliance becomes increasingly “untenable,” said Konture […]
Pro-tech advocates changed more minds than their anti-tech counterparts at a Silicon Flatirons debate on Sunday. Pro-tech and anti-tech advocates […]
A New York federal court on Tuesday refused to block the planned $56 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint, Law360 […]
WASHINGTON, February 5, 2020 – Fines under the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation follow patterns, some predictable and others […]
WASHINGTON, January 30, 2020 – Even though broadband is often considered a part of interstate commerce, city leaders need to […]
Presidential hopeful and former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg released a $1 trillion dollar infrastructure plan that he says will […]
WASHINGTON, January 29, 2020 – Federal privacy legislation is necessary to ensure standardization of legal treatment, technology experts said Tuesday at […]
WASHINGTON, January 28, 2020 – Proponents of the high tech industry and law enforcement officials from several countries squared off, […]
WASHINGTON, January 24, 2020 – Panelists at a Next Century Cities event on Thursday clashed on the appropriate federal role […]
WASHINGTON, January 14, 2020 – Google’s decision to require all content creators for YouTube to designate whether their videos are […]
Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joseph Simons on Tuesday talked up the role of competition, and his agency’s role in enforcing […]
WASHINGTON, December 11, 2019 – Lawmakers remain concerned about law enforcement’s inability to access highly encrypted devices for investigations. Tuesday’s […]
WASHINGTON, November 20, 2019 – At its core, the California Consumer Privacy Act is a law that allows individuals to […]
New Hampshire state legislature is in the works of forming a bill authorizing multi-town districts for the purpose of establishing […]
WASHINGTON, November 7, 2019 – The poor and working classes are most concerned about privacy and surveillance, yet current privacy […]
WASHINGTON, October 25, 2019 – A growing bipartisan consensus emerged from a Thursday Senate Banking Committee hearing that technology companies are […]
WASHINGTON, October 22, 2019 – Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be in the spotlight again on Wednesday, when he is […]
Big technology companies were a big target during Tuesday night’s debate in Ohio of the leading Democratic presidential candidates. No […]
Comcast is emerging as an antitrust foe against big tech companies such as Google, according to US News and World […]
Two separate bi-partisan groups of state attorneys general on Friday confirmed that they are launching antitrust investigations into tech giant […]
WASHINGTON, September 6, 2019 – Wearable fitness trackers are just another way of monitoring personal data. Yet the market for […]
WASHINGTON, September 5, 2019 – In the context of the increasing scrutiny faced by global technology and internet companies, the […]
Ads that describe immigrants of color as an “invasion” violate Facebook’s community standards and should not be allowed to run, […]
The Trump Administration on Tuesday decided to delay a new 10 percent tariff for Chinese goods such as laptops and […]
WASHINGTON, August 8, 2019 – News of another data breach at Facebook marketing partner Hyp3r on Thursday prompted more demands […]
WASHINGTON, August 6, 2019 — The United States should be cautious about including language similar to the Communication Decency Act’s […]
WASHINGTON, August 6, 2019 – If not properly executed, a federal privacy law could cost billions, according to a report […]
WASHINGTON, July 30, 2019 – Disputing the stereotype that the “millennial” generation doesn’t value privacy as much as their elders […]
WASHINGTON, July 30, 2019 – Privacy legislation and antitrust action don’t normally get discussed together. Yet as big tech firms […]
Third party websites that use Facebook’s “Like” button can be held liable for processing personal user data and transmitting it […]
The Department of Justice announced Friday that it and the Attorneys General for five states reached a settlement with T-Mobile […]
WASHINGTON, July 24, 2019 – Experts in law enforcement and privacy came together at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation […]
WASHINGTON, July 24, 2019 — The Federal Trade Commission announced on Wednesday details of its $5 billion settlement with Facebook […]
Locally-run internet service providers offer better broadband than their private sector counterparts, according to a recent study by PCMag. The […]
WASHINGTON, July 24, 2019 — As concern about smart home technology grows, three progressive representatives are planning to introduce a […]
California businesses and legislators are pushing to change the California Consumer Privacy Act, San Francisco Chronicle reports. Dirk Lorenz, owner […]
On Thursday, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V., sent a letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai urging the agency to […]
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.
SiFi is getting an injection of funds to deliver open fiber to cities.
FCC's comment period for ISPs in buildings, AT&T requests screen on spectrum holdings, Apple reverts plan to scan phone images.
Nearly 60 public interest groups signed a letter to House leaders to call a vote on six antitrust bills.
The Communist government has access to a vast trove from Chinese-made apps.
Noah Phillips voiced concern about the scope and practices of the Biden administration's FTC.
Dish wants low-cost prepaid business Gen Mobile, Members of Congress want investigation into Facebook-Google, STL appoints Paul Atkinson.
By creating open infrastructure systems, states can reduce the barriers to entry and foster increased broadband competition.
Panel with broadband and wireless industry lobbyists wrestle with need for symmetrical internet, and press for fiber.
Republicans threaten companies that comply with Democrats records request, Pew highlights the good in infrastructure bill, Connected Britain in person.
Broadband Breakfast revisits what some state legislatures did to narrow broadband gaps.
Texas House passed partisan legislation on social media censorship, Adtran's $931M ADVA buy, Nokia worries about U.S. sanctions via association.
The bipartisan infrastructure framework faces hurdles before it because law. We'll discuss the process in Congress.
City is yet another in a growing field of municipalities aiming for a municipal fiber network.
The $3.2 billion program provides broadband and device subsidies to eligible low-income households.