David McCabe

How Ajit Pai tore up the rulebook for the information age

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has rewritten the rules of the information age so thoroughly that there's no mode of communication under his control where the rules aren't looser than they were a year ago.

Rep Ro Khanna pushes back on criticism of his net neutrality comment

Rep Ro Khanna (D-CA) -- who represents parts of Silicon Valley -- defended a controversial statement he made in a conversation with his local paper last week that pointed to Portugal as an example of what happens when regulations don't protect net

Broadcasters are having a blockbuster year at the FCC

A big year of wins for the broadcasting industry is about to get even bigger with a pair of votes at the Federal Communications Commission on Nov 16. One proposal would lift rules that say one company can't own a television station and a newspaper

Facebook grows its lobbying army as it faces Russia probes

Facebook hired the former top aide to a lawmaker investigating how Russians may have used its platform to subvert the 2016 election to lobby on its behalf in Oct. Facebook is bolstering its forces in Washington amid unprecedented investigations in

Rep Blackburn bill would extend privacy rules to Google & Facebook

House Communications Subcommittee Chairwoman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) introduced a bill that would apply privacy rules to internet service providers like AT&T and Comcast and web companies such as Google and Facebook.

FCC Chairman Pai courts conservative groups ahead of net neutrality fight

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has been lining up the conservative base to support him in the looming network neutrality fight.

FCC's Clyburn: Voluntary net neutrality rules won't cut it

Commissioner Mignon Clyburn, the lone Democrat on the Federal Communications Commission, is skeptical of the idea floated by FCC Chairman Ajit Pai to replace the agency's sweeping 2015 network neutrality rules with voluntary commitments from inter

The contenders for next GOP FCC commissioner

Here's a look at some of the possible the contenders for the third Republican seat for Commissioner on the Federal Communications Commission:

Sen John Thune is prairie player in tech world

Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune (R-SD) has made himself into an indispensable player in debates over the future of technology policy and its ripple effects around the economy.

Facebook launches guide for voters

Facebook rolled out a ballot guide aimed at preparing people for the voting booth, the company’s latest effort at civic engagement.