Fight looms over national privacy law

The tech industry and consumer groups are gearing up for a fight as lawmakers begin considering whether to draft a national privacy law.

Google responds to Trump: Denies favoring ideologies in search results

Google on Tuesday responded to President Trump’s early-morning tirade against the search giant, denying that its algorithms favor liberal media outlets over right-wing ones.The tech giant said that it does not bias…

The Hill Interview: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey explains what got Alex Jones suspended

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey isn’t sure if the timeout given to Alex Jones will convince the right-wing conspiracy theorist to “reconsider” his social media behavior.But Dorsey, in an interview with The Hill the morning…

Sinclair’s problems mount after merger collapses

Sinclair Broadcast Group’s failed efforts to merge with Tribune Media and build a conservative media powerhouse may be just the start of the broadcasting giant’s problems.

Tribune backs out of Sinclair merger

Tribune Media has backed out of its proposed $3.9 billion merger with Sinclair Broadcast Group and said it will be filing a lawsuit against the broadcasting giant for allegedly breaching their merger agreement….

Google hit with record $5 billion fine

The European Union hit Google with a record $5 billion antitrust fine, accusing the company of illegally using its Android mobile operating system to cement its dominance over other online services.Margrethe Vestag…

FCC chair rejects Sinclair-Tribune merger

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai said Monday that he has “serious concerns” about the proposed merger between the Sinclair Broadcast Group and Tribune Media.Pai said in a statement that he…

Judge approves AT&T-Time Warner merger opposed by Trump

A federal judge on Tuesday ruled that AT&T and Time Warner can go through with their $85 billion merger, dealing a blow to the the Trump administration’s Justice Department and ending a landmark legal battle.Th…

States defy FCC repeal of net neutrality

States are pushing their own net neutrality laws and rules in defiance of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) repeal, heightening the possibility that supporters will be waging another legal battle over the popu…

Senate panel overwhelmingly approves amendment blocking Trump on ZTE

A Senate panel on Tuesday rebuked President Trump’s efforts to ease sanctions on the Chinese telecom firm ZTE, which the intellige…

Senate votes to save net neutrality rules

The Senate on Wednesday voted to reinstate the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) net neutrality rules, passing a bill that has little chance of advancing in the House but offers net neutrality supporters and Democ…

Net neutrality bill clears procedural hurdle in Senate

A bill that would protect the FCC’s net neutrality rules from being repealed passed a key procedural hurdle by a 52-47 vote, clearing the way for a final vote Wednesday afternoon.Three Republicans joined the 49 Dem…

Net neutrality bill clears procedural hurdle in Senate

A bill that would protect the FCC’s net neutrality rules from being repealed passed a key procedural hurdle by a 52-47 vote, clearing the way for a final vote Wednesday afternoon.Three Republicans joined the 49 Dem…

Cambridge Analytica announces it is shutting down

Trump blocks Broadcom deal over national security concerns

President Trump on Monday blocked what would have been the biggest tech deal in history, saying the Singapore-based Broadcom’s efforts at a hostile takeover of Qualcomm posed a threat to national security.The annou…

Montana becomes first state to implement net neutrality after FCC repeal

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock (D) signed an executive order on Monday requiring internet service providers with state contracts to abide by net neutrality principles.The order makes his state the fi…

Senate bill to reverse net neutrality repeal gains 30th co-sponsor, ensuring floor vote

A Senate bill that would reverse the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) decision to repeal net neutrality received its 30th co-sponsor on Monday, ensuring it will receive a vote on the Senate floor….

Senate bill to reverse net neutrality repeal gains 30th co-sponsor, ensuring floor vote

A Senate bill that would reverse the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) decision to repeal net neutrality received its 30th co-sponsor on Monday, ensuring it will receive a vote on the Senate floor….

FCC votes to repeal net neutrality rules

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted to repeal its landmark net neutrality protections, capping off a months-long campaign by the agency’s Republicans to deregulate the broadband industry….

FCC, FTC announce partnership to police internet after net neutrality repeal

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) …