Times Union: Let FTC Enforce Uniform Online Privacy Rules

By Nancy Libin The Senate recently confirmed five nominees to the Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s most important consumer protection agency. It is the most dramatic change in leadership at the agency since the first group of commissioners was sworn in in 1915. The new commissioners already have their hands full, as polls show a […]

Broadcasting & Cable: FCC’s Carr: Internet Won’t End June 12

By John Eggerton Republican FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr signaled this week he thought reports of the impending death of the internet were highly overrated. In an interview for C-SPAN’s Communicators series, Carr said that on June 11, when the FCC’s network neutrality regulation rollback takes effect, consumers “are not going to see the end of the internet” and “in fact, are going […]

Boston Globe: The Real Reason the Net Neutrality Fight Goes On

By Hiawatha Bray Remember when the Trump administration decided in December to eliminate those “net neutrality” Internet rules issued by the Obama administration in 2015? Well, those rules aren’t quite dead yet. On Wednesday, the US Senate voted to revive them. This bill, overwhelmingly supported by Democrats, will almost certainly be defeated in the GOP-dominated […]

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