There is concern that an FTC focused on 'big is bad' will stunt economic growth in the future.
'These companies know how many resources they [agencies] have,' Klobuchar said.
Facebook follows Amazon in asking for recusing Khan, Entry-level broadband prices fell, FCC has Open RAN showcase.
Legal and policy experts are split over how effective Klobuchar's proposed antitrust legislation could be.
FCBA panelists discuss data privacy and consumer protection challenges for the Biden administration.
Senate Commerce Committee considers nominations for Lina Khan, Bill Nelson and Leslie Kiernan.
April 1, 2021 — A Congresswoman from Washington State, who introduced federal legislation that would be the first national consumer […]
March 30, 2021 – With a change in administration comes a change in the party leadership structure for federal agencies, […]
March 17, 2021 – A new antitrust bill by Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn, is receiving high praise from current and […]
March 11, 2021 – Democratic lawmakers have introduced new legislation to ensure their residents have broadband access by removing roadblocks for […]
January 28, 2021—Senator Amy Klobuchar, D-Minnesota, said the administration of President Joe Biden needed to address competition and privacy in […]
January 22, 2021—President Joe Biden designated Rebecca Slaughter as acting chair of the Federal Trade Commission on Thursday. Slaughter has […]
January 19, 2021—The U.S. Department of Commerce issued a new rule on Thursday, following up on Executive Order 13873, concerned […]
The House of Representatives passed an end of the year omnibus bill on Monday, which included six provisions from the […]
December 22, 2020 – Late Monday night, Congress approved a $900 billion coronavirus relief package sending desperately needed aid to […]
The Federal Trade Commission on Monday issued orders to nine social media and video streaming companies requiring them to provide […]
December 9, 2020 — Facebook has used illegal monopoly power and an “unlawful scheme” to stifle competition, degrade personal privacy, […]
Leaders of the House Energy and Commerce committee on Tuesday demanded that Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai and Federal […]
November 9, 2020 — Two technology policy intellectuals said on Friday at the Reboot conference that the “techlash” may due […]
Tech CEOs and industry lobbying groups alike congratulated President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris after their victory in […]
October 30, 2020 — An American Enterprise Institute webinar on Monday criticized the House Judiciary Antitrust Committee’s recent report, calling […]
October 20, 2020 — In the midst of the largest lawsuit against a tech giant in decades, Google, the Technology […]
August 5, 2020 — The five leaders of the Federal Trade Commission testified together before a Senate panel for the […]
July 28, 2020 — Senators on Tuesday remained broadly divided on the extent and direction that changes to Section 230 […]
July 21, 2020 — Allowing users of online platforms to shape the use of their own private information can be […]
July 13, 2020 — The Federal Trade Commission is seeking to ramp up mandated cybersecurity efforts for financial institutions by […]
June 4, 2020 — Federal privacy legislation is more important than ever, said participants in a Brookings Institution webinar Wednesday. […]
May 28, 2020 — President Donald Trump is preparing to sign an executive order that would eliminate protections under Section […]
WASHINGTON, March 9, 2020 – The Wednesday panel session hosted by the Federal Communications Bar Association’s Consumer Protection Committee featured […]
WASHINGTON, January 14, 2020 – Google’s decision to require all content creators for YouTube to designate whether their videos are […]
WASHINGTON, July 31, 2019 — The Justice Department’s recently announced settlement on the T-Mobile/Sprint merger has drawn widespread criticism, even […]
Third party websites that use Facebook’s “Like” button can be held liable for processing personal user data and transmitting it […]
WASHINGTON, July 22, 2019 — With great power comes great responsibility. And now Google, which insists that it is not […]
WASHINGTON, July 15, 2019 — Rather than seeking to break up big technology giants, Congress should instead focus on ratcheting […]
On Friday afternoon, the Federal Trade Commission has issued a fine of $5 billion to Facebook for privacy violations. Adam […]
WASHINGTON, June 20, 2019 — Legislation authored by Sen. Joshua Hawley could signal the start of a new chapter of […]
WASHINGTON, January 12, 2015 – President Barack Obama on Monday announced that his administration would push for two new pieces […]
WASHINGTON, May 28, 2014 – The National Journal reported that the Federal Trade Commission released a report charging the data […]
WASHINGTON, June 13, 2013 – Most Americans have a negative view of data gathering and feel that they have little […]