Bill by Rep. Anna Eshoo and Sen. Cory Booker would preempt state laws prohibiting municipal broadband projects using public funds.
Federal regulation is needed since companies often renege on voluntarily accepted agreements, argued Public Knowledge head.
Largest single federal investment ever in broadband will enable communities to invest in fiber as critical infrastructure, says industry group.
Experts call $65 Billion for Broadband a "down payment,” remain skeptical infrastructure bill will accomplish what is necessary.
The House Energy and Commerce committee heard arguments that open access to networks is crucial for competition and affordability.
FCBA panelists discuss data privacy and consumer protection challenges for the Biden administration.
February 27, 2021 – The non-profit advocacy group Public Knowledge celebrated its twentieth anniversary year in a Monday event revolving […]
February 14, 2021 – A public policy manager for Google defended the search engine giant’s trustworthiness and status during a […]
January 22, 2021—President Joe Biden designated Rebecca Slaughter as acting chair of the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday. Slaughter has […]
Our Broadband Breakfast Live Online events take place every Wednesday at 12 Noon ET. You can watch the January 6, […]
October 17, 2020 – Responding to the landmark report of the House Judiciary Antitrust Committee on October 6 about how […]
As part of an effort in Longboat Key, Florida to move electrical infrastructure underground, the town is also building a […]
June 10, 2020 — IBM CEO Arvind Krishna announced Monday that the company would end its facial recognition development programs, […]
June 4, 2020 — In a video that quickly went viral, discredited medical researcher Judy Mikovits claimed that the novel […]
May 28, 2020 — President Donald Trump is preparing to sign an executive order that would eliminate protections under Section […]
Panelists at the Silicon Flatirons conference on Monday clashed over the extent to which the internet deserves the veneration that […]
Public Knowledge, the Computer & Communications Industry Association and TechFreedom on Friday pushed back at the Trump Administration’ reported Executive Order that […]
WASHINGTON, July 25, 2019 — The efficacy of antitrust enforcement against big tech companies was energetically debated at an Internet […]
The Federal Communications Commission on Monday announced more than $524 million in funding over the next decade to expand broadband […]
WASHINGTON, June 17, 2014 – Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., and Rep. Doris Matsui, D-Calif., on Tuesday introduced a bill, the […]