WASHINGTON, July 22, 2019 — The primary responsibility of moderating online platforms lies with the platforms themselves, making Section 230 […]
The Consumer Technology Association announced on Tuesday that it will invest in Harlem Capital Partners and SoGal Ventures as part […]
In every corner of the country and around the world, leaders are trying to make their cities “smarter.” These projects are often […]
WASHINGTON, July 17, 2019 – Facebook’s digital currency platform Calibra continues to be the focus of intense congressional scrutiny. On […]
WASHINGTON, July 17, 2019 — The “honeymoon phase” of tech is definitely over. As a result, federal privacy legislation is […]
The Electronic Frontier Foundation announced Tuesday that it is filing a class action lawsuit on behalf of AT&T customers in […]
WASHINGTON, July 16,2019- Facebook’s venture into cryptocurrency raised a high degree of concern among some members of the Senate Banking […]
WASHINGTON, July 15, 2019 — Rather than seeking to break up big technology giants, Congress should instead focus on ratcheting […]
WASHINGTON, July 15, 2019 – An industry-focused panel of observers of privacy issues argued that a federal approach the topic […]
On Friday afternoon, the Federal Trade Commission has issued a fine of $5 billion to Facebook for privacy violations. Adam […]
WASHINGTON, July 15, 2019 — Senators Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley want the Federal Trade Commission to use its investigatory […]
WASHINGTON, July 11, 2019 — Congress urgently needs to create a federal privacy law, said panelists at a privacy conference […]
WASHINGTON, July 11, 2019 – Going forward, technology innovators need to understand exactly what core technologies exist in the U.S, and […]
WASHINGTON, July 9, 2019 – Privacy is a good place to start with public policy concerning the internet of things, said […]
Silicon Flatirons announced Amie Stepanovich as the new executive director of the technology policy think tank based at the University of […]
The Hill reports that dozens of consumer advocacy groups have called for congressional committees and regulatory agencies to impose a […]
Taiwan has the world’s fastest broadband, while the United States comes in at 15th place, according to the annual Worldwide […]
Trade negotiations with the U.S. and China are “right back on track,” said President Trump this Saturday at the G20 […]
Following a string of data breaches that touched tens of millions of consumers, and revelations of user data exploitation by […]
WASHINGTON, June 27, 2019 — Forcing websites and online platforms to be more transparent about the ways in which they […]
WASHINGTON, June 27, 2019 – When it comes to removing Huawei or ZTE telecommunications equipment from U.S. broadband networks, a […]
WASHINGTON, June 27, 2019 — A Tuesday Senate Commerce Subcommittee hearing, on “Optimizing for Engagement: Understanding the Use of Persuasive […]
WASHINGTON, June 27, 2019 – The framework for federal privacy regulation is emerging as another flashpoint in some conservatives’ political […]
WASHINGTON, June 25, 2019 — Following the Federal Communications Commission’s recent order against robocalls, for added measure the House Energy […]
WASHINGTON, June 25, 2019 — Fears about Google’s potential ability to influence the upcoming 2020 election ran rampant at a […]
Axios is reporting that Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Josh Hawley, R-Mo., plan to introduce The Designing Accounting Safeguards to […]
WASHINGTON, June 20, 2019 — Talking tough against Silicon Valley may be popular. But breaking up big tech will be […]
The political turmoil and guess-manship over the proposed T-Mobile/Sprint merger continues, with 10 state attorney generals filing a lawsuit in […]
WASHINGTON, June 18, 2019 – The Senate on Tuesday unleashed further criticism of Chinese technology players as witnesses told a […]
WASHINGTON June 17, 2019 – In spite of an advanced smartphone-based payments system that is widely adopted in China, panelists […]
WASHINGTON, June 17, 2019 — Companies whose legally-placed robocalls are blocked under the June 6 order of the Federal Communications […]
WASHINGTON, June 11, 2019 — The practices of Google and Facebook were closely scrutinized at a House Antitrust Subcommittee hearing […]
WASHINGTON, June 8, 2019 — Telecommunications providers can now block robocalls by default, according to a Federal Communications Commission ruling […]
WASHINGTON, June 5, 2019 – Further ratcheting up its call for government regulation of the technology industry, speakers at the […]
WASHINGTON, June 4, 2019 – The United States government needs to regulate data and information technology more like those of […]
WASHINGTON, June 1, 2019 – Congress needs a plan for how to proceed when certain provisions of the USA FREEDOM […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: The CEO and Executive Vice President of the Interactive Advertising Bureau, a trade group for digital marketers, […]
With the sudden resignation of National Telecommunications and Information Administrator David Redl on Thursday, the U.S. Commerce Department’s NTIA has […]
WASHINGTON, May 2, 2019 – Social media and technology platform companies are wasting the talents of a generation, addicting and […]
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.