Ali Breland

House Oversight Committee question White House on digital records

The leaders of the House Oversight Committee raised concerns that President Donald Trump may be violating federal law by deleting his tweets.

Sen Flake offers measure to undo FCC internet privacy rules

Sen Jeff Flake (R-AZ) introduced a measure that would reverse the Federal Communications Commission’s privacy rules for internet service providers.

New FCC chair heads before Congress

The new chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is heading before Congress for the first time since taking over the agency.

Sen Schumer asks FCC for waiver to trace Jewish center bomb threats

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) asked the Federal Communications Commission for a waiver to unscramble anonymous phone numbers that had been used to call in bomb threats to a New York Jewish Community Center.

Sen Durbin hammers President Trump over criticism of media

Sen Dick Durbin (DIL) railed against President Donald Trump, blasting the president for his attacks on the news media.

Tech, advocacy groups slam DHS call to demand foreign travelers' passwords

Technology advocacy groups and trade associations representing companies such as Facebook, Google and Microsoft criticized a suggestion from the head of the Department of Homeland Security that foreign nationals should provide social media passwor

Left finds new online tools to fight Trump

Liberal groups are turning to new technology to help organize their fight against President Trump's administration.

AT&T, Time Warner defend deal

AT&T defended its $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner, writing in a letter to Sen Al Franken (D-MN) and three other Sens that “this merger is about giving consumers what they want." The letter is written by AT&T Executive Vice President

41 Democratic Reps Write to FCC Chairman Pai Over Lifeilne Program

Democratic Reps are hammering Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai over his decision to cut nine companies from a program that provides subsidized internet service to low-income people.

GOP split on network neutrality strategy

Republicans in Congress and at the Federal Communications Commission may have to make some tough decisions soon on how to tackle the Obama administration's landmark network neutrality rules.