Agenda

What's on the agenda for policymakers.

Why Verizon wants to be a landlord for start-ups

At Verizon, massive buildings that used to be filled with bulky computers, copper cables and other gear are sitting vacant, as advances in fiber-optics and computers cut down on the need for equipment space.

FCC: MVPDs Must Comply With Second Screen Accessibility by July 10

Multichannel video programming distributors (pay-TV providers) have a July 10 deadline for making their TV Everywhere programming more accessible to the blind and visually impaired everywhere.

The BROWSER Act

[Commentary] On May 18, House Communications Subcommittee Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) introduced the BROWSER Act (H.R.

President Trump may have found his new nominees for the FCC

President Donald Trump could soon fill the two open slots at the Federal Communications Commission, by tapping Brendan Carr, currently the general counsel to current FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, and Jessica Rosenworcel, a Democrat who previously served

Request for Comments on Promoting Stakeholder Action Against Botnets and Other Automated Threats

NTIA, on behalf of the Department of Commerce, is requesting comment on actions that can be taken to address automated and distributed threats to the digital ecosystem as part of the activity directed by the President in Executive Order 13800, "St

House Oversight Subcommittee Examines Federal Health Care Cybersecurity Efforts in Wake of ‘WannaCry'

The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, chaired by Rep Tim Murphy (R-PA), held a hearing examining the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) role in cybersecurity efforts within the health care sector.

FCC Seeks Nominations for Membership on Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment

The Federal Communications Commission is seeking nominations for membership on, and a Chairperson for, the Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment (the Committee).

Supreme Court to decide if a warrant is needed to track a suspect through cellphone records

The Supreme Court next term will decide whether law enforcement authorities need a warrant to track a suspect through his cellphone records, justices announced June 5.

Week ahead: New GOP push on internet privacy

Lawmakers could be looking at a new fight over internet privacy, as they return to Washington after their weeklong Memorial Day recess.

Heading Together Toward the Future

As we move from the networks of today to those of tomorrow, the Federal Communications Commission wants to work collaboratively with everyone affected—particularly Tribal partners.