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net neutrality

Senators Just Passed a Resolution to Restore Net Neutrality

The Congressional Review Act resolution passed with 52-47 votes. Now it goes to the House.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.16.18
big telecom
big telecom

AT&T’s Contract with Michael Cohen Shows Exactly What It Hoped to Get From Him

The Washington Post released the consulting contract between Trump’s lawyer and the telecom firm.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.11.18
net neutrality
net neutrality

It’s Official: the FCC Has Released the Date the Net Neutrality Repeal Will Go Into Effect

The rules were repealed in December, but the formal process wasn’t yet complete.
Kaleigh Rogers
5.10.18
Facebook
Facebook

As Mark Zuckerberg Is Grilled in Congress, Facebook Stops Fighting California Privacy Bill

Facebook had previously spent $200,000 on a group opposing the California Consumer Privacy Act.
Kaleigh Rogers
4.12.18
bots
bots

California Lawmakers Want Twitter Bots Branded With Disclaimers

Two pending laws will change the way Silicon Valley manages non-human social media accounts.
Troy Farah
3.23.18
regulations, eh?
regulations, eh?

Canada Is Gearing Up to Regulate Cryptocurrency

Canada is poised to become a global hub for cryptocurrencies, and advocates worry excessive regulation will stifle innovation.
Corin Faife
3.20.18
Banhammer
Banhammer

A Small American Town Wants to Put a Moratorium on Bitcoin Mining

Plattsburgh is worried about Bitcoin’s energy consumption.
Jordan Pearson
3.6.18
net neutrality
net neutrality

Washington Passed the First State-Level Net Neutrality Law, and Now Braces for a Brawl with the FCC

The governor signed the state’s new rules into law Monday, making it the first state to officially restore net neutrality.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.6.18
Trump 2020,
Trump 2020,

Federal Employees Could Get Fired for Liking the Wrong Tweet

Since Trump is already campaigning for 2020, the Hatch Act is in effect, and it covers social media.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.6.18
SOPA, Canuck Style
SOPA, Canuck Style

Does Canada Even Have a Huge Piracy Problem?

A coalition of powerful organizations wants to block piracy websites in Canada.
Jordan Pearson
2.2.18
muninets
muninets

Rural Broadband-Boosting Bills Would Enshrine Towns' Rights to Build Their Own Internet

If they can get traction, it will make small gains towards closing the digital divide.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.19.18
rural broadband
rural broadband

FCC Chairman Admits Cell Phone Data Is Not the Same as Broadband Internet

Chairman Ajit Pai released a statement and fact sheet Thursday ahead of his 2018 Broadband Deployment Report.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.18.18