International Municipal Lawyers Association heard service providers need to prioritize transparency.
Ads that describe immigrants of color as an “invasion” violate Facebook’s community standards and should not be allowed to run, […]
WASHINGTON, August 6, 2019 – If not properly executed, a federal privacy law could cost billions, according to a report […]
WASHINGTON, July 24, 2019 — The Federal Trade Commission announced on Wednesday details of its $5 billion settlement with Facebook […]
WASHINGTON, July 22, 2019 — The primary responsibility of moderating online platforms lies with the platforms themselves, making Section 230 […]
Taiwan has the world’s fastest broadband, while the United States comes in at 15th place, according to the annual Worldwide […]
WASHINGTON, June 27, 2019 — Forcing websites and online platforms to be more transparent about the ways in which they […]
Axios is reporting that Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Josh Hawley, R-Mo., plan to introduce The Designing Accounting Safeguards to […]
WASHINGTON, June 5, 2019 – Further ratcheting up its call for government regulation of the technology industry, speakers at the […]
WASHINGTON, May 16, 2014 – In a Federal Commissions Commission meeting tinged with protest, the agency voted Thursday to begin a process to re-established certain network...
PARK CITY, Utah, January 23, 2014 - On the internet, no one knows you're a child. That, at least, was the message I took from watching...
WASHINGTON, September 6, 2013 – In the wake of reports in The New York Times, ProPublica, and The Guardian that the National Security Agency […]
WASHINGTON, Thursday, February 21st, 2013 – The broadband policy news and events service BroadbandBreakfast.com held its February 2013 Broadband Breakfast Club event “Data Caps, the Spectrum Crunch […]
February 18, 2013 – When pitcher C.J. Nitkowski first started blogging in 1997, even he could never have predicted how […]
WASHINGTON, Thursday, September 20th, 2012 – The internet policy news and events service BroadbandBreakfast.com held its September 2012 Broadband Breakfast Club event “Measuring […]
WASHINGTON Thursday April 19, 2012 – First search, then social media, and now privacy concerns? The digital world has transformed […]
WASHINGTON Monday October 17, 2011 – FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski, CTIA The Wireless Association’s President and CEO Steve Largent and […]
WASHINGTON, March 7, 2011 - Ookla, the company that owns and manages the connection testing website, Speedtest.net, relaunched the site Monday with an updated look and...
WASHINGTON, October 28, 2010 - The Federal Communications Commission’s Enforcement Bureau hit Verizon Wireless with a record $25 million payment to the government for mystery fees...
WASHINGTON, September 14, 2010 – The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday unveiled a tool allowing anyone to view licenses overseen by the agency. A quick tour...
WASHINGTON, September 1, 2010 - Sometimes, no matter what you do, things are complicated and you can’t please every one all the time. Welcome to the...
WASHINGTON, August 31, 2010 - India's government has given BlackBerry-maker RIM two more months to comply with a request for increased access to e-mail from its...
WASHINGTON, August 5, 2010 - It has been reported that Google and Verizon are working on a secret pact about network neutrality. The New York Times...
WASHINGTON, July 16, 2010 - A group of government bodies and a private entity with deep ties to the internet on Friday afternoon announced that they...
WASHINGTON, July 13, 2010 – Major U.S. technology companies are worrying over an international trade agreement currently under negotiations because they see it as putting them...
WASHINGTON, July 6, 2010 – A communications and technology lobbying group is gnashing its teeth over a pending international trade agreement governing intellectual property that it...
WASHINGTON, June 22, 2010 – House Intelligence Subcommittee Chairwoman Jane Harman, D-Calif., announced the consideration of new cybersecurity legislation introduced in the Senate last Wednesday. The...
WASHINGTON, June 7, 2010 – Experts gathered last week to discuss problems surrounding transparency in federal spectrum policy and the challenges in addressing the issue. A...
WASHINGTON, May 31, 2010 - A U.S. District Court in Portland, Ore., has ordered Google to turn over wireless data from its Street View cars which...
WASHINGTON, May 26, 2010 – A survey released today by the Federal Communications Commission found that one in six mobile users has been surprised by their...
UTOPIA, billed as providing light-speed to your door while connecting you with friends, family, entertainment, businesses, healthcare, and education, highlights itself as being part of your...
WASHINGTON, May 7, 2010 – The United States needs to act as a world leader by using its talents to help develop an innovative global privacy...
SAN FRANCISCO, April 29, 2010 - Measuring the impact of the U.S. legal doctrine of "fair use," which enables online activities such as search, limited copying,...
By now, the omnipresent television commercials have drummed Verizon’s 3G message into all our heads: big red map good, splotchy blue map bad. But nascent national...
WASHINGTON, April 26, 2010 – The American Civil Liberties Union is applauding Google’s new tool that tracks and displays the number of government requests that the...
WASHINGTON, April 15, 2010 -- Federal laws designed to guarantee public access to certain data should be revised to allow members of the Federal Communications Commission...
Twenty-five years ago, the World Wide Web did not exist. Very few Americans had even seen a mobile phone, and broadband networks were available only to...
WASHINGTON, April 1, 2010 - Section Four of the plan focuses on broadband competition and innovation policy. It’s one of the most far-reaching sections in the...
WASHINGTON, March 30, 2010 - Deborah Taylor Tate, a former commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission, lauds some of the agency’s National Broadband Plan, but cautions...
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.
The 5th of 5 reasons to attend the Broadband Mapping Masterclass with Drew Clark on 9/27 at 12 Noon ET
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.
The 4th of 5 reasons to attend the Broadband Mapping Masterclass with Drew Clark on 9/27 at 12 Noon ET
'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.
The 3rd of 5 reasons to attend the Broadband Mapping Masterclass with Drew Clark on 9/27 at 12 Noon ET
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.
The 2nd of 5 reasons to attend the Broadband Mapping Masterclass with Drew Clark on 9/27 at 12 Noon ET
The Democratic legislator called on NTIA end the automatic disclosure of .US web domain users’ personal information.
Doreen Bodgan-Martin is running to head the United Nations’ technology regulator.
The virtual tools are being used to prepare workers coming out of lockdowns during the pandemic.
The 1st of 5 reasons to attend the Broadband Mapping Masterclass with Drew Clark on 9/27 at 12 Noon ET
The White House announced six hires to take charge of $52-billion semiconductor program.