January 25, 2021—As one of his first actions made in the Oval Office, President Joe Biden signed an executive order […]
Amazon was granted an air carrier certificate by the Federal Aviation Administration on Saturday which should greatly further Amazon’s plans […]
August 3, 2020 — Microsoft confirmed its plan to buy Chinese social media app TikTok on Sunday, CNBC reported. U.S. […]
Panelists speaking on a Thursday Brookings Institution webinar expressed mixed views on the likelihood of Congress passing a federal infrastructure […]
This week, social media platforms started to make long called-for changes to their content policies, reported The New York Times. […]
June 16, 2020 — The Chinese coronavirus response was a mix of success and a failure, said Paulson Institute Senior […]
June 15, 2020 — “Our election system is way more vulnerable than we think,” said Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, warning […]
Downloads of police scanner apps and secure messaging apps have increased in response to concerns about a lack of privacy […]
June 8, 2020 — Conspiracies surrounding the effects of new 5G towers on human health could stall the development of […]
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg defended his decision to leave intact a post from President Donald Trump, which responded to widespread […]
May 6, 2020 – Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt has reinvented himself as a bridge between Silicon Valley and the […]
The cable and broadband association NCTA on Wednesday released a a report saying that growth in peak internet traffic nationally […]
April 2, 2020 – Big technology companies have been closely scrutinized by legislators and the executive branch in Washington for […]
WASHINGTON, March 20, 2020 – American and global society is right now living through the herculean task of moving fundamental […]
President Donald Trump announced a major partnership with the Ad Council, major media networks, and digital platforms to communicate accurate and […]
WASHINGTON, March 6, 2020 – As cases of the novel coronavirus expand in the United States, Americans are struggling to […]
Telecommuting and telemedicine are beginning to be discussed as potential remedies to the damage being done by the novel coronavirus, […]
In the seemingly never-ending debate over whether broadband classifies as a Title I information service, or a Title 2 telecommunications […]
The results from the Democratic Caucus in Iowa remained delayed, and the technology snafu is being blamed on an app […]
WASHINGTON, January 22, 2020 – Former Vice President Joe Biden called for the repeal of Section 230 of the Communications […]
WASHINGTON, July 22, 2019 — With great power comes great responsibility. And now Google, which insists that it is not […]
On Friday afternoon, the Federal Trade Commission has issued a fine of $5 billion to Facebook for privacy violations. Adam […]
November 4, 2014 – Nearly a year-and-a-half ago, Verizon Communications CEO Lowell McAdam claimed in an editorial in The New […]
WASHINGTON, May 19, 2014 – AT&T announced that it would acquire DirecTV in a $48.5 billion deal, according to multiple […]
WASHINGTON, June 13, 2011 – The U.S. State Department has acknowledged funding the establishment of independent "shadow" internet and cell-phone networks in countries with oppressive regimes,...
WASHINGTON, March 31, 2011 - Reps. Edward Markey (D-MA) and Joe Barton (R-TX), Co-Chairmen of the House Bi-Partisan Privacy Caucus sent letters Tuesday to Sprint, T-Mobile,...
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 13, 2010 -- Microsoft on Monday reacted swiftly to a New York Times report that law enforcement authorities are abusing the company's anti-piracy...
WASHINGTON, August 5, 2010 - It has been reported that Google and Verizon are working on a secret pact about network neutrality. The New York Times...
We heard about Google renaming itself 'Topeka.' But Technology Liberation Front shares some other "headlines" from yesterday. Read the post here.
WASHINGTON, January 21, 2010 - Today's edition of The New York Times includes a story about internet speed tests, including BroadbandCensus.com, and the various approaches that...
WASHINGTON, December 15, 2009 - "I am not a Czar," Federal Communications Commission Chief Diversity Officer Mark Lloyd declared on Monday, while delivering the keynote at...
WASHINGTON, February 11, 2009 - The New York Times highlights the efforts of BroadbandCensus.com to build a publicly-available database of the speeds, prices, availability, reliability and...