Friday’s congressional subcommittee hearing on international antitrust enforcement could not come at a better time. While the French election of Emmanuel Macron is good news for the future stability of the European Union, there’s room for improvement when it comes to the EU’s overreaching and anti-competitive antitrust enforcement against U.S. companies.
Friday’s congressional subcommittee hearing on international antitrust enforcement could not come at a better time. While the French election of Emmanuel Macron is good news for the future stability of the European Union, there’s room for improvement when it comes to the EU’s overreaching and anti-competitive antitrust enforcement against U.S. companies.
In these hyper-partisan times, all can agree that investment in infrastructure benefits all Americans, creates jobs and strengthens the U.S. economy. All can also agree that policymakers should strive to create an investment-friendly regulatory environment that leads to more infrastructure deployment, not less.
In these hyper-partisan times, all can agree that investment in infrastructure benefits all Americans, creates jobs and strengthens the U.S. economy. All can also agree that policymakers should strive to create an investment-friendly regulatory environment that leads to more infrastructure deployment, not less.
Ahead of Thursday's Federal Communications Commission procedural vote aimed at repealing net neutrality rules adopted in 2015, opposing stakeholders are focusing on its potential economic effects. Not surprisingly they're reaching starkly different conclusions.
Ahead of Thursday's Federal Communications Commission procedural vote aimed at repealing net neutrality rules adopted in 2015, opposing stakeholders are focusing on its potential economic effects. Not surprisingly they're reaching starkly different conclusions.
AT&T helped keep valuable spectrum out of its competitors hands, won public safety’s business for the next 25 years and gets to incorporate the public safety network’s excess capacity in its commercial network, plus a cool $6.5 billion in funding.
AT&T helped keep valuable spectrum out of its competitors hands, won public safety’s business for the next 25 years and gets to incorporate the public safety network’s excess capacity in its commercial network, plus a cool $6.5 billion in funding.
The recent global ransomware attack highlights opportunities for the private sector to provide expertise to government, simultaneously advancing data security and protecting privacy, a leading cybersecurity expert suggested.
The recent global ransomware attack highlights opportunities for the private sector to provide expertise to government, simultaneously advancing data security and protecting privacy, a leading cybersecurity expert suggested.
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Tech Brief: FCC Faces Scrutiny for Reporter ‘Manhandling’ Incident

After the National Press Club issued a release reporting that a journalist had been “manhandled” by security guards at a Federal Communications Commission press conference, Sens. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) and Maggie Hassan (D-N.H.) wrote a letter asking FCC Chairman Ajit Pai for details surrounding the incident and assurances it won’t happen again. They requested a response by May 26.

Tech Brief: GSA Launches Civilian Bug Bounty Program

A public-private U.S. effort to stem cyberattacks is underway as the General Services Administration partners with HackerOne to incentivize the discovery of web vulnerabilities in a “bug bounty” program. Researchers would give the government time to fix problems before the vulnerabilities become public.

Tech Brief: Trump Signs Cybersecurity Executive Order

President Donald Trump issued a long-awaited executive order to improve the nation’s cybersecurity, including implementing reviews of security practices and digital vulnerabilities. Trump adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner is expected to play a major role as leader of the administration’s Office of American Innovation.

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