Internet access is neither a necessity nor a human right, an FCC commissioner said during a recent speech, adding to the debate over the importance of the Internet in people’s lives.Read More →
Mobile data traffic is expected to increase by six times its current rate over the next four years, and the wireless industry is asking the Federal Communications Commission to help meet the demand.Read More →
When the US Conference of Mayors recently met with Uber, a mob of the city’s taxi drivers awaited them with picket signs demanding tighter regulations of their competitor.Read More →
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Federal Communications Commission recently voted along partisan lines to add high-speed Internet access to a fraud-ridden phone subsidy program as part of an ongoing effort to improve the nation’s broadband adoption rate.
Referred to as the “Obamaphone” program by opponents, the FCC’s Lifeline program started under the Reagan Administration to subsidize qualifying low-income individuals’ monthly […]
By Josh Peterson | Watchdog.org
WASHINGTON – Legislative battles about taxes on the digital economy are heating up again in Congress.
On Wednesday, a House committee approved three bills dealing with states’ powers to tax the Internet, continuing a debate that has lasted for more than one session of Congress.
Of the three bills, the Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness […]