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FCC Battles New York Times Over Net Neutrality Comments

Striking back at The New York Times Company, the Federal Communications Commission is urging a judge to rule that the agency need not disclose information about net neutrality commenters because doing so would compromise their privacy. “If the FCC

After 40 Years, C-Span’s Founder Signs Off

Brian Lamb, the man who put Congress on live television, reflects on the results and explains why the Supreme Court ought to be next.

If we want to be modern, working on a machine-readable format for the public file should come next

We have more work do if want to truly modernize the public file system that is the subject of our decision April 12. These filings include things like station authorizations, contour maps, ownership reports, equal employment opportunity filings, r

New York Times Presses Bid For Data About Net Neutrality Comments

The New York Times Company is pressing a judge to order the Federal Communications Commission to turn over information about comments submitted in the 2017 net neutrality proceeding.

GAO Science, Technology Assessment, and Analytics Team: Initial Plan and Considerations Moving Forward

The 2019 Legislative Branch Appropriations Bill Conference Report encouraged the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) to reorganize its technology and science function by creating a new office within GAO and to report to the Legislative Branc

New York Times Not Entitled To Information About Net Neutrality Commenters, FCC Says

The Federal Communications Commission is asking a judge to reject The New York Times Company's request for information about comments submitted to the agency in its 2017 net neutrality proceeding. The agency argues that the data sought by the 

The (Harlem) Shaky Grounds for Redaction Award

After repealing the Open Internet Order and ending net neutrality, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai doubled down on his efforts to ruin online culture.

Chairmen Pallone, Doyle: FCC May Be Violating Federal Records Act

House Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr.

President Trumps signs OPEN Government Data Act into law

President Donald Trump signed the OPEN Government Data Act into law.

Democrats Hit Back at FCC IG Report

Democrats on the House Commerce Committee are pushing back on a report by the Federal Communications Commission Inspector General finding n