Academics were concerned about an anti-preference bill, while one state AG said he's 'pragmatic' about a federal privacy law.
'I just want to limit the ability for any bad actor to get into your device.'
The House Energy and Commerce Committee passed six consumer bills, including national privacy legislation.
A bill introduced by Elizabeth Warren would ban data brokers from selling or transferring location data and health data.
Amy Klobuchar released revisions last week to antitrust legislation that would strengthen prohibitions on anticompetitive conduct and mergers.
Despite their efforts to improve consumer competition and security, some argue Congress's legislation could have unintended effects.
The FCC’s chairwoman spoke on the future of spectrum during a Tuesday CTIA event on 5G’s climate impacts.
American Innovation and Choice Online Act is intended to protect fair competition among businesses, but panelists differed on its impact.
The debate on what government should -- or shouldn't -- do with respect to liability protections for platforms continues.
International alert warns about Russian cyberattacks.
A bill from progressives to ease merger break-ups may face a treacherous path in Congress.
The president of the News Media Alliance endorsed legislation allowing negotiations with tech platforms for news hosting.
NAB publicly advocates for the Journalism Competition and Protection Act, despite concerns.
Technology advocacy groups are concerned about big technology companies entering the auto industry.
Klobuchar was able to rally Democrats and Republicans to support her bill, but its future depends upon a shaky alliance.
NY's Brad Hoylman introduced legislation that would attempt to control how social media handles users’ speech.
A bill introduced this month requires the FCC to investigate the need to expand base of Universal Service Fund.
Sohn and Biden NTIA nominee Alan Davidson will undergo confirmation hearings next Wednesday.
Senators pointed to FCC's initiatives on mapping, which will need to be good to maximize federal funds for broadband.
Trade association doesn't like new antitrust bill, Charter makes changes at the top, T-Mobile leads wireless, Verizon on wireline.
A league of municipalities rep told Senator Amy Klobuchar that some small cities with lots of tourists need connectivity.
'These companies know how many resources they [agencies] have,' Klobuchar said.
American Enterprise Institute fellow says app bill could harm, Arizona looking at broadband speeds, Verizon 5G expansion.
Companies also want to discuss cybersecurity, net neutrality, taxes and privacy.
The Communications Workers of America wants provisions in broadband bills barring hiring of subcontractors.
Without further word on what to expect in the bipartisan infrastructure framework, Doug Dawson examines what direction it could take.
Musk looks at mobile backhaul for Starlink, two education entities merge, governors look back at telehealth success.
Congress should invest in wireless and wired broadband to provide resilient, affordable broadband.
Expert warns Big Tech must adopt hands-off approach to regain public trust.
Now is the time in Congress for all good (and bad) broadband bills to be introduced.
Open access last-mile networks are an area of great commercial innovation and ferment in the United States right now.
Senate Commerce Committee considers nominations for Lina Khan, Bill Nelson and Leslie Kiernan.
Sen. Klobuchar, Rep. Cicilline and experts discuss antitrust, big tech and local journalism.
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