Analysis

Google Tried to Change China. China May End Up Changing Google.

Ever since its founding 20 years ago in a Silicon Valley garage, Google has proudly and often ostentatiously held itself up as the architect of a new model for corporate virtue. Google, they said, would always put long-term values over short-term

Our politicians have no idea how the Internet works

Here’s the bad news: We can’t trust Silicon Valley to police itself. Here’s the other bad news: We can’t trust Washington politicians to police it, either.

Judge Brett Kavanaugh Chose Corporations Over the Public in a Major Net Neutrality Fight

An exacting look at Judge Brett Kavanaugh's judicial record is crucial to understand where he stands on issues of critical importance to the American people. In one such case, 

Google's location tracking could bring scrutiny from Congress, regulators

Google is drawing fire from the privacy community for quietly tracking the location of smartphone users -- even when they took specific steps to prevent the tech giant from doing so.

President Trump’s war on ‘fake news’ could actually make the mainstream media stronger

[Commentary] Nothing immediately changed as a result of the decision by hundreds of newspapers across the country to run simultaneous, but independent, editorials defending freedom of the press and deploring President Donald Trump’s identification

CBO Scores the Measuring the Economic Impact of Broadband Act of 2018 (S 645)

The Measuring the Economic Impact of Broadband Act of 2018 (S 645) would direct the Department of Commerce (DOC) to assess and analyze the contributions of the digital economy to the economy of the United States and produce a report every two year

Analysis of the FCC’s Third Report and Order and Declaratory Ruling on Pole Attachments and Wireless Siting, One-Touch Make-Ready

On August 2, 2018, the Federal Communications Commission adopted a Third Report and Order (Third R&O) and Declaratory Ruling in its on-going wireline and wireless infrastructure proceedings aimed at removing barriers to broadband deployment. I

Net Neutrality in the Courts: Two Cases, Two Courts; The One You Have Been Following, And The One You May Have Forgotten About

After months of relative inactivity, there will soon be some important movement in litigation over the Federal Communications Commission’s network neutrality rules.

FCC Oversight and Overlooks

The Senate Commerce Committee held an oversight hearing of the Federal Communications Commission on August 16.

Time to Fix It: Developing Rules for Internet Capitalism

It is time for the technology industry to compromise on regulations — specifically around privacy, competition, and operational openness. Responsible corporate action must now extend beyond the voluntary commitments that have governed the first de