Analysis

The Goals of Antitrust: The Legislative Perspective

For Louis Brandeis, antitrust would serve both social and economic goals.

How San Jose is Closing the Digital Divide

Equity drives San Jose’s (CA) approach to bringing new technologies to the city, and the deployment of municipal broadband and municipal fiber lines are no exception.

President Trump points at the media: You’re to blame for encouraging violence

On his way to campaign rallies in West Virginia and Indiana on Nov 2, President Donald Trump stopped to answer some questions from the media.

How the law protects hate speech on social media

What does the law say about hate speech online? The First Amendment provides broad protection to speech that demeans a person or group on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, religion, age, disability, or similar grounds.

Infrastructure Investment After Title II

USTelecom recently released an update to its US broadband industry capital spending series.

There is more phony political news on social media now than in 2016, report says

There’s even more phony or misleading political news circulating on social media than there was in 2016, according to a new University of Oxford report that casts doubt on tech companies’ attempts to crack down on disinformation ahead of the midte

We Need to Fix the News Media, Not Just Social Media—Part 3

This blog post addresses how the business side of journalism needs to evolve to maintain sustainable news production necessary for a healthy democracy.

A look at the growing consensus on online privacy legislation: What’s missing?

While there is now a growing consensus among the tech industry, regulatory advocates, and policymakers on the need for comprehensive privacy legislation, a blueprint proposed in President Barack Obama’s 2012 Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights proved

Trump’s Attacks on the News Media Are Working

“Funny how lowly rated CNN, and others, can criticize me at will, even blaming me for the current spate of Bombs and ridiculously comparing this to September 11th and the Oklahoma City bombing, yet when I criticize them they go wild and scream, ‘i

President Trump's refusal to give up his iPhone sets dangerous precedent

President Donald Trump’s reported refusal to give up his personal iPhone demonstrates the complications of keeping government officials secure at a time when they are increasingly tied to their phones by the time they take office.