Internet/Broadband

Coverage of how Internet service is deployed, used and regulated.

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Communications and Technology Subcommittee and Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee 

House Commerce Committee

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Wed, 11/29/2017 - 10:00 to 14:00

The hearing will examine how actions taken by tech companies and online platforms affect consumer privacy and choice.


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Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations

House Commerce Committee

Date: 
Thu, 11/30/2017 - 10:15 to 14:00

After several significant data breaches in recent years impacting hundreds of millions of Americans, malicious actors can now package consumer information from multiple stolen data sets into one stolen identity profile.The House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will examine how to verify identities and protect personal data online compromised in this new, post-breach world.


Trump’s right to oppose the AT&T Time Warner merger. But it’s for the wrong reasons.

[Commentary] There is some grounds for asking whether the Trump administration actions have a lot more to to with President Trump’s dislike of CNN than with a supposed concern about monopolies.

What an FCC rollback of net neutrality may mean for you

Here are three ways an end to network neutrality could affect you: 

FCC to preempt state broadband laws

In addition to ditching its own network neutrality rules, the Federal Communications Commission also plans to tell state and local governments that they cannot impose local laws regulating broadband service.

Stop the Next Internet Power Grab

[Commentary] The Constitution’s Commerce Clause provides Congress with the power to regulate interstate commerce.

Rep Eshoo Statement on FCC Evisceration of Net Neutrality

Today, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai confirmed his long-term goal to unravel net neutrality protections, demonstrating that he is on the wrong side of history, startups, consumers and the public interest.

NY AG Open Letter to the FCC

[Commentary] Dear Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai:

Statement of Commissioner Michael O'Rielly on the Commission's Extensive December Agenda

I thank the Chairman for circulating the items for the December meeting and look forward to reading each one.The time has come to overturn the market disrupting net neutrality and common carrier regulations that sacrificed decades of precedent and

The FCC’s net neutrality proposal: A shameful sham that sells out consumers

[Commentary] The day after the Trump Justice Department sues to block the vertical integration of AT&T and Time Warner, the Trump Federal Communications Commission (FCC) proposes eliminating rules that could be used to prevent the same harms t