Josh Peterson is a DC-based tech reporter for the Franklin Center's Watchdog.org news site. Peterson previously spent two years at The Daily Caller covering tech and telecom regulatory policy as the publication's Tech Editor. During that time, he focused on cybersecurity, privacy, civil liberties, and intellectual property issues, and in addition to covering political protest movements. Prior to joining The Daily Caller in October 2011, Peterson spent time in DC researching and reporting on technology issues in internship roles with Hillsdale College's Kirby Center, Broadband Breakfast and The National Journalism Center, and The Heritage Foundation. Peterson has a B.A. in Religion and Philosophy from Hillsdale College. He is also a musician and music enthusiast, and an avid martial artist.

Delaware city wants to compete with world’s fastest Internet speeds

By   /  September 1, 2015  /  Delaware, National, News, Technology  /  No Comments

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But the best of intentions also could be counterproductive for consumers and desired economic growth.

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Delaware city pushes government Internet in saturated market

By   /  August 28, 2015  /  Delaware, Economy, News, Technology  /  No Comments

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One reason the city wants to move in on the market is that they see the project as a potential revenue stream.

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VoIP pioneer: Supreme Court decide FCC fate

By   /  August 26, 2015  /  National, News, Technology  /  No Comments

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The FCC’s legitimacy could be called into question if it loses the net neutrality debate.

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NYT: NSA had close partnership with AT&T

By   /  August 17, 2015  /  National, News, Technology  /  No Comments

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The agency called the relationship “highly collaborative.”

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FCC preps for 5G wireless

By   /  August 17, 2015  /  National, News, Technology  /  No Comments

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Tensions over valuable radio spectrum auction are about more than just streaming Netflix.

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Court: Get warrant for cellphone location data

By   /  August 7, 2015  /  National, News, Technology  /  No Comments

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The ruling brings the issue one step closer to the Supreme Court.

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