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Trump blows his deadline on anti-hacking plan

President-elect Donald Trump was very clear: “I will appoint a team to give me a plan within 90 days of taking office,” he said in January, after getting a US intelligence assessment of Russian interference in 2016’s elections and promising to add

Sen Rubio's longest serving staff adviser leaves for TechNet

Sen Marco’s Rubio’s (R-FL) longest-serving paid adviser, Alex Burgos, is leaving the Republican’s Capitol Hill office to lobby and plot strategy for the technology industry.

Democrats Plan to Use Privacy Rules as Political Ammunition (updated link)

The GOP's technology offensive, which has included rolling back the Federal Communications Commission's broadband privacy rules and will likely take aim at network neutrality next, has handed a potential political weapon to Democrats and consumer

Privacy Rules Overturned; Next Up, Title II?

The White House has already said President Donald Trump plans to sign the resolution using the Congressional Review Act to rescind the Federal Communications Commission's broadband privacy rules.

FCC Chairman Pai Meets with House Commerce Committee Leaders on Rural Broadband

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai met with the House Commerce Committee's Rural Telecommunications Working Group to discuss expanding broadband access in rural communities.

President Trump gives cable news a ratings boost in 2017

Despite prognostications that cable news would suffer a ratings dip after the 2016 election, the ratings from the first quarter of 2017 are proving that Washington DC under President Donald Trump is now a must-see spectacle across the country.

The Three Lame Stories the Press Writes About Every President

[Commentary] As if powered by a celestial mainspring, the press publishes the same three basic stories about every new presidential administration.

FCC Chairman Pai Sticking With 2-for-1 Regulation Order

The White House has called for eliminating two regulations for every new one imposed, and though the policy doesn't apply to independent agencies like the Federal Communications Commission, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is sticking with the spirit of it.

How the Conservative Media Became Trump’s Lapdogs

[Commentary] For years, conservatives breathlessly accused the media of being too easy on President Barack Obama and acting like a bunch of sycophantic boot-lickers for his administration.

Can Big Bird survive President Trump?

President Donald Trump overcame more than a dozen Republican opponents, Hillary Clinton, an array of scandals and daunting electoral math to land in the Oval Office. But now, he may have finally met an opponent he cannot slay: Big Bird.