The Surgeon General called on Congress to take action against the harms social media poses to youth.
The U.S. accounts for just 10 percent of electric vehicle production and 7 percent of battery production.
Energy and Commerce subcommittee voted on 28 bills, most related to reducing permitting barriers.
Small wireless carriers urge Congress to give FCC authority to auction spectrum.
Rosenworcel said the FCC has the authority to extend removal deadline by six months.
Lawmakers considered more than 30 legislative drafts targeting potential regulatory obstacles.
The agency’s aggressive approach to antitrust under Chair Lina Khan has sparked controversy.
The FCC's spectrum auction authority expired in March.
Widespread AI applications could lead to a dramatic uptick in online disinformation, Pichai warned.
TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew’s recent testimony left Congress with more questions than answers.
House lawmakers presented a united front against TikTok as calls for a national ban gain momentum.
The Secure Space Act and the Satellite and Telecommunications Streamlining Act are scheduled for mark-up on Thursday.
The U.S. must remain a market leader in the satellite sector, said Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone
The new chair renamed three subcommittees, hinting at the GOP’s goals for the coming term.
The announcements closely echo tech platforms’ response to the U.S. Capitol riots.
The program is helping low-income households afford internet access, but some experts warn that the fund will soon be depleted.
The spending package includes an extension of the FCC's auction authority to March 2023.
The FCC stated that it will lean on the newly mandated broadband nutrition labels.
The agency is proposing to use its own authority to regulate tech platforms for their 'commercial surveillance'.
The Federal Communications Commission's reallocation of intelligent transportation service spectrum was not arbitrary and capricious, the court held.
Bill aims to strengthen American self-reliance in semiconductor chip production and international competition.
The American Data Privacy and Protection Act said to be years in the making.
The bill is bipartisan, and a joint effort between the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the Senate Commerce Committee.
Though most groups issued their support, others voiced reservations.
The House passed bills about spectrum coordination and the FCC collecting maternal mortality and morbidity data.
Legislators want broadband networks reach as many people as possible, but didn't specify how NTIA should do this.
The committee approved five bills dealing with protecting networks and educating the public on cyberattacks.
Now is the time in Congress for all good (and bad) broadband bills to be introduced.
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March 26, 2021 – The heads of the largest social media companies largely defended their platforms, reiterated what they’ve done, […]
March 11, 2021 – House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, D-N.J., on Thursday called for an update to […]
March 5, 2021 – The Senate on Thursday voted to begin debate on the $7.6 billion Emergency Connectivity Fund, which […]
February 11, 2021 – Democratic Senators applauded Wednesday increased spending on subsidized internet devices and access as part of the […]
February 10, 2021— House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, D-N.J., said the committee he heads will be focusing on […]
February 8, 2021—On the 25th anniversary of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Calif. and Sen. Ed Markey, […]
January 28, 2021—During the first organizational meeting of the House Commerce Committee of the 117th Congress, Chairman Frank Pallone of […]
January 11, 2021 — On Friday, Twitter permanently banned President Donald Trump from the platform, citing the “risk of further […]
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 […]
December 4, 2020 — Broadband industry leaders on Thursday called for the Federal Communications Commission to modernize Universal Service Fund […]