Alexandra Levine

Tech Post-COVID: "Things Have Changed. I'm Not Sure They ever Go Back."

Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR) said the coronavirus pandemic could forever change the importance of expanding broadband connectivity and bolstering the security of digital networks. “Things have changed.

Congress' Next Coronavirus Fight: Broadband?

 As Congress contemplates a new package of Covid-19 countermeasures, digital connectivity is shaping up to be a significant negotiating point. Telecom provisions that could be in play: Democrats will push for billions of dollars to c

2020 Census, starring the internet

April 1 marked the Census Bureau’s biggest push yet to get Americans to participate in the once-in-a-decade count.

FCC Finds Time to Weigh Media Bureau Consolidation

Media industry, take note: As of the past week, a Federal Communications Commission action item is now circulating that could spell some structural changes within the FCC, specifically within its Media Bureau that deals with TV and radio issues.

Outbreak Loosens E-Book Rules for Libraries

Book publisher Macmillan rescinded its policy that restricted libraries from buying e-books for the first two months after release. The change will take effect March 20.

All Eyes on Broadcasters

President Donald Trump’s coronavirus task force and Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai spoke to broadcasters to assess how they can help.

FCC Chairman Pai: President Trump Doesn't Undermine FCC's Independence

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai maintains that the Trump administration hasn’t sought to exert its will over the decision-making of the commission, an independent agency not subject to executive command.

Biden vs Bernie on Net Neutrality

Democrats once touted network neutrality as political dynamite, but now hardly any seem to realize their party’s presidential frontrunner has said nothing about it — now a key difference between former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen Bernie Sande

Do Consumers Understand Google Results?

A federal appeals court grappled March 5 with whether average consumers know the difference between the ads and the organic search results that appear on Google.