May 13, 2020 — “Among the 10 largest countries in world, the U.S. is the only nation that reported no […]
Microsoft has some suggestions for how the government and health authorities should go about handling privacy while it collects people […]
School districts are scrambling to purchase as many Google Chromebooks and iPads, the tele-educational tools of choice, to deal with […]
The Federal Communications Commission’s Wireless Telecommunications Bureau on Friday granted temporary spectrum access to 33 wireless internet service providers serving […]
The Senate on Wednesday night officially passed the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act—including funding for telehealth. […]
March 23, 2020 – Speaking in an online forum on Monday, Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, expressed frustration with what he […]
With more than 1,300 cases of the novel coronavirus reported in the United States, hospital chief information officers are frantically […]
Various internet trade groups praised the Senate’s passage of the Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability (DATA) Act on Tuesday. […]
WASHINGTON, March 8, 2020 — “The American public deserves to know” about ethically questionable business practices conducted by Apple and […]
WASHINGTON, March 7, 2020— “It always comes back to trust in the supplier themselves,” said Mike Murphy, chief technology officer […]
The House of Representatives passed a revised version of the Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability (DATA) act on Tuesday […]
WASHINGTON, December 11, 2019 – Lawmakers remain concerned about law enforcement’s inability to access highly encrypted devices for investigations. Tuesday’s […]
WASHINGTON, December 6, 2019 – Even though the so-called MOBILE NOW law has been effect since March 2018, former Senate […]
Comcast announced Wednesday that it would begin broadband marketing plans reaching speeds up to 100 gigabits per second to businesses, […]
WASHINGTON, October 25, 2019 – A growing bipartisan consensus emerged from a Thursday Senate Banking Committee hearing that technology companies are […]
Comcast is emerging as an antitrust foe against big tech companies such as Google, according to US News and World […]
WASHINGTON, September 25, 2019 – A Senate Judiciary subcommittee devoted to antitrust on Tuesday grilled witnesses about what appeared to […]
Cloudflare, an online service that helps websites mitigate DDoS attacks, will be terminating its services for the forum 8chan following […]
Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass., announced on Tuesday four new endorsements for the Children and Media Research Advancement Act. This legislation […]
WASHINGTON, July 30, 2019 – Register of Copyrights Karyn Temple said on Tuesday that next year, her division of the […]
The Senate Commerce Committee unanimously passed the Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability Act on Wednesday, Broadcasting and Cable reports. […]
On Friday afternoon, the Federal Trade Commission has issued a fine of $5 billion to Facebook for privacy violations. Adam […]
Trade negotiations with the U.S. and China are “right back on track,” said President Trump this Saturday at the G20 […]
Axios is reporting that Sens. Mark Warner, D-Va., and Josh Hawley, R-Mo., plan to introduce The Designing Accounting Safeguards to […]
WASHINGTON, June 21, 2019 – During a period in which the global trading order for physical goods has been upended […]
On Thursday, the Virginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission awarded almost 8 million dollars to fourteen counties across rural Virginia for the […]
WASHINGTON, May 14, 2018 — The strong network neutrality rules put in place during the Obama administration’s final months will […]
WASHINGTON, May 9, 2018 — Senate Democrats on Wednesday announced plans to invoke a rarely-used Senate procedure to force a […]
BROADBAND BREAKFAST INSIGHT: This piece by The Washington Post has, in turn, prompting some gloating by Republicans over at the […]
Thursday October 13th 2011 – As BroadbandBreakfast.com gears up for our panel on “Bringing Broadband Infrastructure to Rural Areas: Where […]
WASHINGTON August 10, 2010- The House has voted to pass HR 1586, which primarily provides funding for states for education funding and Medicaid. In order to...
WASHINGTON, August 3, 2010 – The Senate has passed a bill based on recommendations from the Copyright Office that will make it easier to transition to...
WASHINGTON, July 28, 2010 – The Federal Trade Commission and Federal Communications Commission have formed a task force to deal with online privacy concerns facing American...
WASHINGTON, February 13, 2009 – Broadband service providers can breathe a sigh of relief as the economic stimulus package -- with the provisions for high-speed internet...
WASHINGTON, February 9, 2009 - In a guest op-ed in Ars Technica, the founder and executive director of BroadbandCensus.com cautions that the broadband infrastructure investments planned...
WASHINGTON, February 9, 2009 – A late-Friday agreement among senators negotiating the fiscal stimulus legislation allocates $6.65 billion to broadband investments, $350 million to broadband mapping,...