- Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai
The United States has grappled for more than a decade with how to regulate Internet access, and the issue has become increasingly partisan as it has moved from an academic discussion and technocratic debate into the hands of the Federal Communications Commission under successive administrations. Republican FCC Chairman Ajit Pai recently rescinded not just the Obama administration’s common carriage rules grounded in the Title II framework, but the entirety of FCC authority over broadband.
Imagine a centralized database replete with your personal information that links together your and your family’s vital health, education, and social welfare records. Now imagine the database includes an entire country’s population.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the following items are tentatively on the agenda for the May Open Commission Meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 10, 2018:
One way we can expand connectivity is promoting more efficient and productive use of underused spectrum. This month, we tackle mid-band spectrum in the 2.5 GHz range. Significant portions of the Educational Broadband Service (EBS) spectrum in thi
The rural broadband gap remains stubbornly wide despite the billions of dollars in federal subsidies paid out to large internet service providers.
The Federal Communications Commission is making big changes in US communications policy, including setting the stage for deployment of 5G wireless networks, working to ensure availability in broadband services in rural America, and paring back outdated media regulations — all while reforming its processes and structure.
Some of the most insidious security breaches by any adversary into US infrastructure, organizations and networks go undetected. It is the mission of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center (NCSC) to lead a whole-of-nation counterintelligence and security effort – all of US Government, and the US private sector – to protect against penetrations of our government, information networks, and academia, by foreign and other adversaries.