Sens Deb Fischer (R-NE) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) praised the Federal Communication Commission’s efforts to expand broadband access to rural America but expressed concern about high internet costs that these communities are facing.
Rep Kevin Cramer (R-ND) says he’s willing to release his internet browsing history.
Several Sens pressed the Trump Administration for details after reports that US officials tried to get Twitter to unmask an anonymous account that published tweets critical of President Donald Trump.
Sen Ed Markey (D-MA) blasted Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai’s reported plans to scale back network neutrality measures.
Reps Michael Capuano (D-MA) and Mike Doyle (D-PA) launched a petition to block congressional action that would get rid of consumer broadband privacy protections.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai put more pressure on the Lifeline affordable internet program, announcing that he would allow states to decide which companies are certified to participate.
Federal Communications Commissioner Chairman Ajit Pai said that President Trump’s charge that media outlets including The New York Times, CNN and NBC are “fake news” is a “political debate,” that he would not “wade into.”
The European Commission requested that Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus alter their terms of service or face potential fines.
Numerous high-profile Twitter accounts were hacked March 15 to display Nazi swastikas and messages supporting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
Congressional Republicans are moving against the Federal Communications Commission's broadband privacy rules.