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FCC Releases Report Showing State-By-State Impacts Of E-Rate Proposal To Close Wi-Fi Gap In Schools And Libraries

The Federal Communications Commission released a report of the potential impact of a pending proposal to modernize the federal E-Rate program to meet a pressing demand by the nation’s schools and libraries: robust connectivity to the Internet thro

World Cup 2014: Facebook Tops A Billion Interactions

One Billion. That’s how many World Cup-related posts, comments, and likes 220 million people on Facebook have made in the course of conversation since the tournament began on June 12.

NTIA Announces New Members for Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (CSMAC)

The US Department of Commerce's National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced the appointment of experts from the private and nonprofit sectors to serve on the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (CSMAC),

FCC Releases New Data on Internet Access Services And Local Telephone Competition

The Federal Communications Commission has released its latest reports on Internet access service connections and local telephone services in the United States.

American Library Association applauds ruling in two civil liberties cases

The US Supreme Court unanimously upheld the Fourth Amendment when they ruled in David Leon Riley v. State of California and United States v.

FTC Approves Final Orders Settling Charges of US-EU Safe Harbor Violations Against 14 Companies

After a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved final orders that settle charges against 14 companies for falsely claiming to participate in the international privacy framework known as the US-EU Safe Harbor.

New Initiative Launched to Increase Latino Inclusion in News Coverage

The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) has launched the Latino Experts Program, funded by the WK Kellogg Foundation and created to increase the visibility of Latino experts in local news coverage.

Andrew Woelfling Appointed Deputy Director of the FCC’s Office of Legislative Affairs

Andrew Woelfling, a top aide to Rep John Dingell (D-MI), has been appointed as Deputy Director of the Federal Communications Commission’s Office of Legislative Affairs (OLA).

His appointment becomes effective on June 30.

56 Percent of US Millennial Tablet Owners Use Their Device in Conjunction with TV Viewing

Tablets, especially for younger owners, are an extension of the TV viewing experience.

Rep Walden Responds to Latest E-Rate Reform Proposal

House Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) responded to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler’s latest proposal regarding the Universal Service Fund’s Schools and Library and Program, expressing h