Mark Sullivan

How AT&T and Comcast are trying to kill California’s net neutrality bill

A strong network neutrality bill is advancing through the CA legislature, and the Big Intenet service providers (ISPS)–mainly AT&T and Comcast–are working overtime to stop it in its tracks.

How about showing us the data that was used to target us with online ads

[Commentary] Requiring the targeting data label on ads is just a simple way of bringing the shadowy business of data collection and ad targeting into the light of day. If Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg are sure that there is nothing wrong wit

If America really wants to drain the swamp, take a good look at AT&T

If you know anything about AT&T’s history, its relationship with Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen shouldn’t be too surprising.

Obama Campaign’s “Targeted Share” App Also Used Facebook Data From Millions Of Unknowing Users

In 2012 the Obama campaign was desperate to reach twentysomethings who were hard to access because they had only cell phones. So it sought to reach them on Facebook.

This New Wave Of Satellite Broadband Could Challenge Cable And Fiber

satellite internet has been the service of last resort for people who live in places where cable and telco broadband can’t reach.

The Main Argument for Rolling Back Net Neutrality Is Pretty Shaky

[Commentary] Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai’s central argument for eliminating network neutrality rules, which he introduced with a plan to “reverse the mistake” of the Obama-era regulations, is that doing so will fire up inve

Why 2017 Will Be A Huge Year For Telecom And Media Mergers

A combination of political transition, economic forces, and good timing may spark a flurry of mergers and acquisitions in the telecommunications and media industries in 2017.

Net Neutrality Lite? The FCC May Reduce, Not Repeal, Open Internet Order

Many in the media are already writing the epitaph for net neutrality in the Trump era.

Could health apps save your life? That depends on the FDA

The next wave of biometric devices and apps might go further, measuring things like real-time blood pressure, blood glucose, and oxygen levels.