Frances Haugen testifies in front of the Senate studying protecting kids online after revealing herself as Facebook whistleblower.
Letter follows Wall Street Journal story that reports Facebook knew about mental health damage Instagram has on teens.
The speech Democrats view as dangerous and offensive is the same speech that Republicans feel is being silenced.
A federal judge tossed the FTC's antitrust case against Facebook out of court Monday.
As Florida's governor signs new social media law, Section 230 is on a collision course with reform and the law.
Co-author of "The Amazon Jungle" says Section 230 has allowed Big Tech to get away with far too much.
Senators introduce rural broadband legislation, FCC tackles robocalling, advocates ask Facebook to stop developing Instagram for kids.
Congress may need another big tech breach to move earnestly on regulation, says consultant.
March 26, 2021 – The heads of the largest social media companies largely defended their platforms, reiterated what they’ve done, […]
February 3, 2021 – Charter Communication said it is planning to spend $5 billion on rural broadband, with support from […]
January 27, 2021—Senator Edward Markey, D-Massachusetts, a member of the Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee, sent a letter Tuesday to […]
January 7, 2021 — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced in a statement posted to his personal page Thursday that […]
November 17, 2020 – In the second major showdown between the CEOs of Twitter and Facebook and senators within less […]
Tech CEOs and industry lobbying groups alike congratulated President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris after their victory in […]
November 6, 2020 — With Twitter flagging and obscuring Donald Trump’s tweets on a daily basis, and with Facebook and […]
October 30, 2020 – Tech platform companies Google, Facebook, and Twitter said they not in favor of redefining the phrase, […]
October 23, 2020 — Democratic members of the Senate Judiciary Committee boycotted Thursday’s executive meeting, during which the committee, led […]
August 5, 2020 — The five leaders of the Federal Trade Commission testified together before a Senate panel for the […]
Google and Facebook have extraordinary control over information and communications systems in the United States. These two corporations dominate internet […]
July 30, 2020 — In a Wednesday hearing, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was questioned by Rep. Val Demings, D-Fla., about […]
Panelists speaking on a Thursday Brookings Institution webinar expressed mixed views on the likelihood of Congress passing a federal infrastructure […]
July 30, 2020 — Wednesday’s House Judiciary Antitrust subcommittee hearing marked the first time four tech CEOs appeared before Congress, […]
July 30, 2020 – Several of the companies featured in Wednesday’s blockbuster big tech hearing need to be broken up, […]
Roughly one million school-aged children live in counties with less than 50 percent wired broadband coverage, BroadbandNow found in a […]
The Facebook Connectivity team announced Monday that it has developed a robotic aerial fiber deployment solution, in collaboration with a […]
June 22, 2020 — House and Senate Republican leaders released principles to guide legislation aiming to close the digital divide […]
June 18, 2020 — ACA Connects maintained in a Wednesday publication that the Federal Communications Commission should continue the course […]
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 […]
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg defended his decision to leave intact a post from President Donald Trump, which responded to widespread […]
June 2, 2020 — Federal Communications Commissioner Brendan Carr on Monday defended President Donald Trump’s attempts to punish Twitter’s fact-checking […]
May 26, 2020 — President Donald Trump has proposed a federal panel that would monitor alleged incidents of anti-conservative bias […]
May 8, 2020 — Facebook is still affected by many of the problems represented in 2010’s “The Social Network,” as well […]
On Monday the United States Supreme Court determined that Georgia’s state-codified annotation system of law is not eligible for copyright […]
April 2, 2020 – Big technology companies have been closely scrutinized by legislators and the executive branch in Washington for […]
The president signed the “Secure 5G and Beyond Act” and the Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability (DATA) Act into […]
President Donald Trump announced a major partnership with the Ad Council, major media networks, and digital platforms to communicate accurate and […]
Twitter Site Integrity Head Yoel Roth told Ari Shapiro of NPR in an interview that Twitter will flag “misleading” or […]
In light of the increased attention being paid to allegations of security vulnerabilities in telecommunications equipment manufactured by Huawei, the […]
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg proposed a “third status for Facebook that would fall between telecom provider and publisher, while expressing […]