Brian Fung

The inventor of the Web Tim Berners-Lee predicts ‘a massive outcry’ over online privacy

An interview with Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web.

The crucial service President Trump left out of his massive infrastructure goals, and how the FCC wants to fix it

When politicians talk about infrastructure, they typically mean the basics: Roads, bridges, ports. The electric grid. Maybe rail, if it's lucky.

What the World Wide Web of the 1990s can teach us about Internet policy today

At an industry conference in Barcelona, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai said he plans to use key policy decisions made in the 1990s and early 2000s as a guide for his own agenda.

Google is going after cable with its own streaming service, YouTube TV

Google is taking the plunge into live television with a new streaming service that's designed to compete with Sling TV, DirecTV Now and PlayStation Vue. Google revealed YouTube TV — a $35-a-month service that allows for up to six user profiles.

The Internet just helped a staggering number of people engage with their government

Only rarely is the Web recognized for helping advance the cause of civic education and government transparency. But for a little over an hour on Feb 7, it did an amazing thing.

This activist group is trying to oust Mark Zuckerberg as Facebook’s chairman

Mark Zuckerberg should give up some of his control over Facebook by relinquishing his position as chairman of the board, according to a new proposal by a consumer watchdog group and a few shareholders.

The FCC is stopping 9 companies from providing federally subsidized Internet to the poor

The Federal Communications Commission is telling nine companies they won't be allowed to participate in a federal program meant to help them provide affordable Internet access to low-income consumers — weeks after those companies had been given th

What Chairman Pai thinks about net neutrality

Is Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai for or against network neutrality?

President Trump taps net neutrality critic Ajit Pai to lead the FCC

President Trump has named Ajit Pai, an advocate of deregulation and a critic of the government's network neutrality rules, as the next chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.

Why Netflix isn’t worried about GOP plans to weaken network neutrality

As President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take the Oval Office, one high-profile tech issue that many analysts are watching is network neutrality.