International alert warns about Russian cyberattacks.
A bill from progressives to ease merger break-ups may face a treacherous path in Congress.
The online harms bill comes after Facebook whistleblower testimony and lawmakers calling for more online protections for children.
A Senate Judiciary bill is facing industry criticism on its effectiveness.
Sohn decided to recuse herself after controversy surrounding her service as a board member of the group operating Locast.
Targeting Apple and Google Play stores, bill forbids 50 million+ user marketplaces from requiring developers to use in-app payment options.
The NTIA has made key leadership hires just weeks after its head was confirmed by the Senate.
Klobuchar was able to rally Democrats and Republicans to support her bill, but its future depends upon a shaky alliance.
Committed discussed big companies shutting smaller ones out of the marketplace.
Sohn and Biden NTIA nominee Alan Davidson will undergo confirmation hearings next Wednesday.
Senators pointed to FCC's initiatives on mapping, which will need to be good to maximize federal funds for broadband.
Platform representatives did not commit to legislation that would increase online protections for kids.
Facebook pauses photo-sharing app for kids, FCC announces $1.2B in first wave of ECF, ransomware attacks on the rise.
Letter follows Wall Street Journal story that reports Facebook knew about mental health damage Instagram has on teens.
Dish wants low-cost prepaid business Gen Mobile, Members of Congress want investigation into Facebook-Google, STL appoints Paul Atkinson.
American Enterprise Institute fellow says app bill could harm, Arizona looking at broadband speeds, Verizon 5G expansion.
Advocates want age 13 and over for privacy protection as Senate sees COPPA reform proposal.
Senators introduce rural broadband legislation, FCC tackles robocalling, advocates ask Facebook to stop developing Instagram for kids.
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August 5, 2020 — The five leaders of the Federal Trade Commission testified together before a Senate panel for the […]
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July 21, 2020 — The House voted to ban TikTok, an app owned by Chinese tech giant ByteDance, on federal […]
June 2, 2020 —The heavily contested Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies Act advanced out of the Senate […]
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