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Appellate Court Decision Raises Issues With FTC Data Security Enforcement

A decision by the three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit could make it harder for the Federal Trade Commission to enforce online data security, or that is certainly the conclusion of Sen Richard Blumenthal (D-CT). Th

SPECTRUM NOW bill introduced in both chambers

The Supplementing the Pipeline for Efficient Control of The Resources for Users Making New Opportunities for Wireless (SPECTRUM NOW) Act has been introduced to ensure there is enough money to fund efforts to get federal spectrum users to give up s

ISPs to Senate: Limit RUS Overbuilds

Cable operators and other broadband providers want to use the Farm Bill to remove a long-time thorn in their sides, broadband subsidies that allow for major overbuilding of existing providers.

Senators Challenge FCC Rural Broadband Map

Republican and Democratic senators are expressing concerns about the coverage map the Federal Communications Commission is planning to use to decide where to put more than $4.5 billion in rural broadband subsidies, and they want more time to chall

FCC Commissioner Carr: Internet Won't End June 12

Appearing on C-SPAN's The Communicators, Federal Communications Commissioner Brendan Carr signaled he thought reports of the impending death of the internet were highly overrated.