Broadcasting&Cable

Reps Pallone, Rush Push Twitter for Civil Rights Audit

House Commerce Committee Ranking Member Frank Pallone (D-NJ) Rep Bobby Rush (D-IL) pressed Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to firm up his commitment to conduct a civil rights audit of his social media platform.

Free State Foundation: FCC Got Local Franchise Authority Remand Right

The Free State Foundation is hailing the Federal Communications Commission's planned Sept 26 vote on an item regarding local franchising authorities (LFAs) as important and appropriate pushback on localities trying to re-regulate internet access.

Reps DelBene, Jeffries Debut New Opt-in Privacy Bill

Reps Suzan DelBene (D-WA) and Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) are offering up the latest legislative effort to regulate online privacy, including by requiring websites and online services to get opt-in permission for collecting and/or sharing web browsing

Senate Commerce Subcommittee Leaders to Commerce Sec Ross: Include Us in Privacy Blueprint Plans

The White House's signal that it is working on a blueprint for a national privacy protection framework in the age of broadband and the Internet of Things has prompted some bipartisanship on Capitol Hill.

ACA to FCC: Hurricanes Should Not Do Number on Deployment Numbers

The America Cable Association has told the Federal Communications Commission that its Sec.