Press Release

Commissioner Mignon Clyburn's Statement on Inmate Calling Decision in DC Circuit

Today’s DC Circuit decision is deeply disappointing, not just for me and the many advocates who have fought for more than a decade to bring about much needed reform in the inmate calling services regime...it is a sad day for the more than 2.7 mill

FCC Chairman Pai Honors Innovators In Accessibility Communications Technology

Recognizing innovative communications technology designed for people with disabilities, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced winners and honorable mentions of the sixth annual Chairman’s Awards for Advancement in Accessibi

House Communications Subcommittee Hearing on Cybersecurity Risks to Wireless Tech

The House Communications Subcommittee, chaired by Rep Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), held a hearing examining cybersecurity risks to wireless technologies with a particular focus on wireless networks and mobile devices.

House Digital Commerce Subcommittee Hearing on IoT

The House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection, chaired by Rep Bob Latta (R-OH), held a hearing to discuss how businesses are leveraging the Internet of Things (IoT) to create, innovate, and connect.

Chairman Pai Statement On US House Introduction Of The Gigabit Opportunity Act

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai issued the following statement on introduction of the Gigabit Opportunity (GO) Act (HR 2870) by Rep Doug Collins (R-GA) originally co-sponsored by Rep Jason Smith (R-MO).

FCC Chairman Pai Circulates Item on Broadband Privacy

New to the Federal Communications Commission’s list of items on circulation an un-docketed item on protecting the privacy of customers of broadband and other telecommunications services; implementation of the Telecommunications Act of 1996; and te

FCC Chairman Pai Statement On D.C. Circuit Inmate Calling Decision

Today, the DC Circuit agreed with my position that the FCC exceeded its authority when it attempted to impose rate caps on intrastate calls made by inmates.

FCC Chairman Pai Announces Fowlkes To Serve As Chief Of Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau

Federal Communications Commission Ajit Pai announced that the agency has chosen Lisa Fowlkes to serve as chief of the FCC’s Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, continuing the work she has been doing as acting chief.

Public Knowledge Urges FTC Chairman Ohlhausen to Protect Consumer Privacy

Public Knowledge joined Consumer Federation of America, Center For Digital Democracy, Consumer Action, Consumer Federation of California, and Privacy Rights Clearinghouse in a letter urging Federal Trade Commission Acting Chairman Maureen Ohlhause

Kathi Kromer new head of ALA Washington Office

After a nationwide search for the American Library Association’s (ALA) new Associate Executive Director (AED), Washington (DC) Office, ALA has announced the appointment of Kathi Kromer to the role.