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.
January 12, 2021 – In the wake of a riot at the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump […]
January 2, 2021 — When the Senate reconvenes on Sunday at 11:45 a.m., the body will gavel in for the […]
December 2, 2020 — This Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on Wednesday morning voted 14-12 to advance Federal […]
November 17, 2020 – In the second major showdown between the CEOs of Twitter and Facebook and senators within less […]
November 10, 2020 — Members of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation grilled President Donald Trump’s proposed nominee […]
On Wednesday, Reps. Sylvia Garcia, D-Texas, and Ann Wagner, R-Missouri, introduced a House version of the “Eliminating Abusive and Rampant […]
September 16, 2020 — Both Republican and Democratic senators on Tuesday grilled a top Google official at a hearing just […]
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 22, 2020 — In an executive session held Wednesday, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation voted […]
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 […]
June 24, 2020 — The Federal Communications Commission needs increased funding of an unknown amount for its broadband subsidy projects, […]
June 4, 2020 — Sens. Ed Markey, D-Mass., Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., penned a letter to AT&T […]
May 11, 2020 — A bipartisan group of senators on Friday urged the Federal Trade Commission to launch an investigation […]
Sens. Edward Markey, D-Mass., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., on Tuesday asked Google for information about the company’s recently announced COVID-19 […]
WASHINGTON, March 22, 2020 – Google took several punches at a March 10 Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and […]
WASHINGTON, March 12, 2020 – Cracks in the edifice of Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act continued to expand […]
Various internet trade groups praised the Senate’s passage of the Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability (DATA) Act on Tuesday. […]
The Computer and Communications Industry Association and four other internet trade groups sent a letter Thursday to Senate Judiciary Committee […]
WASHINGTON, December 11, 2019 – Lawmakers remain concerned about law enforcement’s inability to access highly encrypted devices for investigations. Tuesday’s […]
Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., Josh Hawley, R-Mo., and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., on Tuesday introduced the Augmenting Compatibility and Competition by Enabling Service […]
WASHINGTON, September 25, 2019 – A Senate Judiciary subcommittee devoted to antitrust on Tuesday grilled witnesses about what appeared to […]
WASHINGTON, September 17, 2019 – Congress on Tuesday put a spotlight on federal antitrust investigators scrutinizing Google and Facebook, as […]
Cloudflare, an online service that helps websites mitigate DDoS attacks, will be terminating its services for the forum 8chan following […]
WASHINGTON, July 23, 2019 — Facebook, Amazon, and Apple stocks dropped on Tuesday after reports of a broad antitrust review […]
WASHINGTON, July 22, 2019 — With great power comes great responsibility. And now Google, which insists that it is not […]
WASHINGTON, June 27, 2019 — A Tuesday Senate Commerce Subcommittee hearing, on “Optimizing for Engagement: Understanding the Use of Persuasive […]
WASHINGTON, April 5, 2018 — As Facebook users continue to learn more about how the social networking pioneer allowed third […]
WASHINGTON, July 29, 2010 – Following an investigation of Google’s unauthorized Wi-Fi data collection, UK data protection authorities announced that the telecom giant had not done...