June 8, 2020 — States that utilized cloud computing for cybersecurity initiatives were better positioned to handle the surge in […]
June 5, 2020 — The rise of telehealth across the country could mean a lack of privacy for its users, […]
June 4, 2020 — Victor M. Rios, associate dean at the University of California Santa Barbara, has filed a class […]
June 4, 2020 — Federal privacy legislation is more important than ever, said participants in a Brookings Institution webinar Wednesday. […]
June 1, 2020 — Google and Apple are rarely criticized for not collecting enough data on users, but under the […]
May 28, 2020 — The age of remote working and learning has led to a dramatic increase in cybersecurity risks, […]
May 27, 2020 — The internet could be better serving world peoples affected by the coronavirus pandemic, said Tim Berners-Lee, […]
May 2, 2020—News about the coronavirus pandemic “shouldn’t be an avalanche that buries” news on human rights, said David Kaye, […]
April 20, 2020— When a Zoom user had his question read out during the “Ask Eric Anything” webinar on Wednesday, […]
April 19, 2020 – Apple and Google are forgoing using their massive troves of location data for contact tracing and […]
April 19, 2020— The Federal Trade Commission will take into account “good faith” when exercising prosecutorial discretion for investigating Zoom, […]
April 10, 2020 – Data produced by cell phones is “not sufficiently accurate to be used for contact tracing,” according […]
April 10, 2020 – Data privacy regulation will undergo a subtle but massive shift due to the coronavirus, according to […]
Sens. Edward Markey, D-Mass., Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., Michael Bennet, D-Colo., and Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, on Thursday joined 31 of […]
April 1, 2020 –States have put privacy legislation on a back burner during the coronavirus pandemic. At the same time, even […]
WASHINGTON, March 9, 2020 – The Wednesday panel session hosted by the Federal Communications Bar Association’s Consumer Protection Committee featured […]
The House of Representatives passed a revised version of the Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability (DATA) act on Tuesday […]
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 […]
Technology advocacy groups are concerned about big technology companies entering the auto industry.
Experts discuss how social media is being treated in the Middle East and how to respond.
Ernesto Falcon of the EFF says the state’s current plans, assisted by the IIJA, will connect everyone in the state.
AT&T now has a 5 gigabit speeds for residential and business customers in 70 additional markets.
The United States Innovation and Competition Act would, among other things, plow money into semiconductor research and development.
The agency implemented new rules on the Affordable Connectivity Program, which makes a new subsidy permanent.
The deal would elevate Microsoft in an even more favorable position in the games-as-a-service market.
The D.C. attorney general is leading other state AGs alleging Google mislead consumers into believing they could disable location tracking.
Older adults continue at a rapid pace to adopt tech that assists the aging process.
Associations including INCOMPAS and WISPA applaud new multitenant proposal.
Funneling of infrastructure funds through states differs from Obama-era broadband programs.
The Federal Communications Commission has no excuse for why the agency finished with the same bad data it started with.
If adopted, the FCC’s regulations would increase broadband options for tenants.
The president urged wireless carriers to comply with the aviation industry’s requests for further delays on new network launches.
Klobuchar was able to rally Democrats and Republicans to support her bill, but its future depends upon a shaky alliance.
The president says that, in the past, Russia has taken covert military actions.
The new television broadcasting standard brings faster speeds and more opportunities for connecting tele-services.
The National League of Cities said government leaders need to have 'multiple points of engagement' with communities.
The Department of Agriculture awarded Lumen a $1.2-billion, 11-year contract for data services.
With infrastructure bill, there is no longer a shortage of funds for states to expand their broadband infrastructure, consultants said.
The future of teleworking will need upgraded security.
Business groups are asking Congress to supersede state laws by passing privacy legislation that sets a national standard.
While NTIA will interpret grant funding under the law, it’s up to states to determine where to allocate money.
Starks sat down to discuss the promise of smart grid technology for the environment.
T-Mobile ranks fastest mobile provider, improving on third quarter performance.
Airlines claim the need to cancel a many flights because of interference between altimeters and 5G transmitters.
Nominated by President Biden as Federal Communications Commissioner, Sohn understands the real reason net neutrality is necessary.
Attendees questioned how digital equity progress can be measured and how underserved populations are educated on technology use.
Lawmakers chastised the companies for providing little information in response to past committee inquiries.
The commissioner noted the peril democracy and citizen privacy finds themselves in around the world.
Community broadband networks will play a crucial role in implementation of the Infrastructure, Investment and Jobs Act.
The Treasury Department has resolved all of the concerns that the Institute for Local Self Reliance identified in May.
America and Europe are working together to address supply chain concerns.
Some are warning that federal infrastructure money should not go toward subsidizing old networks.
Brenda Lawrence, a democratic representative from Michigan, introduced new legislation that will help measure the nation’s digital literacy.
Senate Committee on Indian Affairs held Wednesday hearing exploring broadband investments in Tribal communities.
Panelists argued that the federal government needs to institute policies for growth in strategic technology industries.
Public-private partnerships will increase the community benefit of infrastructure projects, leaders at Qualcomm and Verizon said.
A judge dismissed Facebook's objection to the FTC's investigation into the company's alleged anticompetitive practices.
Broadband Breakfast returns to being the “go to” gathering place for broadband policy and internet technology in Washington.