Public interest groups and Democrats in Congress lauded Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler’s decision to consider changing the way broadcast companies team up to buy advertising.
Two senators worry in-flight calls will lead to fights between passengers.
Rebecca Richards said the NSA is "very compliant" with civil liberties protections.
Groups worry the $16 billion deal might break promises about users' privacy.
The House Energy and Commerce Committee unveiled a bill that would reauthorize and update the law governing the video marketplace.
Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), chairman of the Commerce Subcommittee on Communications, released Thursday a discussion draft of a bill to reauthorize the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELA), which expires at the end of this year.
A top software trade group is bringing on a new vice president.
BSA/the Software Alliance announced on Thursday that Craig Albright, a former official at the World Bank and the White House, is joining the organization as vice president for legislative strategy. He started on Thursday.
The FCC is taking aim at ad deals that critics say allow broadcasters to dominate markets.
A district court judge has denied Apple’s attempt for a permanent injunction against Samsung's devices, in a setback for the tech giant’s fight over patents.
A Republican bill to reauthorize the law governing the video marketplace will not contain a controversial provision that drew sharp criticism from broadcasters, according to Broadcasting and Cable.
That provision that would have allowed cable and satellite companies to sell basic programming packages that do not include certain broadcast channels.
Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez and Rebecca Richards, privacy and civil liberties officer at the National Security Agency, will speak during separate sessions at Thursday’s privacy summit, hosted by the International Association of Privacy Professionals.