New America

Death by a Thousand Cuts—the Lifeline Edition

The Federal Communications Commission, under Chairman Ajit Pai, recently limited the number of providers that can offer Lifeline service in tribal areas (though that decision was

The Wireless Industry's 5G Hype Is Funny and Overblown

You’ve likely heard of 5G, the next-generation wireless network, and how it will change broadband, the economy, and society in massive ways.

Online, Vulnerable Groups Only Become More Vulnerable

Disruptions and threats to an individual’s digital security have profound impacts on that individual’s willingness to use technology—a particularly big problem when you consider just how much technology permeates people’s everyday lives.