| Feb 1, 2015
| 5:00 AM
This month, Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels sounded an alarm about the difficulty young science researchers have in obtaining the grant funding that they need to launch their careers. In an article in Proceedings of the National...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 9:25 AM
Three key congressional Republicans on Friday called on the head of the Federal Communications Commission to release the exact language of his proposed net neutrality regulations publicly before the agency votes on them next month.
In a letter to FCC...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 12:35 PM
The heads of leading cable TV and wireless industry trade groups on Wednesday expressed enthusiasm for Republican legislation setting new Internet traffic rules because it would avoid the legal battles they said were coming if the Federal Communications...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 6:13 PM
Two leading Republicans, seeking to head off the nation's top telecom regulator, proposed legislation that would set the rules of the road for Internet traffic.
Sen. John Thune and Rep. Fred Upton said Friday that they wanted to ensure that broadband...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 11:45 AM
Two leading congressional Republicans on Friday unveiled legislation to protect so-called net neutrality by prohibiting Internet service providers from charging companies for faster delivery of their content.
The bill, which would apply to wired and...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 10:10 AM
President Obama on Monday proposed the first federal standard for data breaches, which would require companies to notify customers within 30 days of the discovery that their personal information was exposed to hackers.
In a speech at the Federal Trade...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 4:03 PM
House Republicans are pushing back on President Obama's support for strict net neutrality rules, as they moved to exert pressure on the FCC via an oversight hearing on Dec. 10.
On Monday, Obama said that he favors reclassifying the Internet as a Title II...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 1:05 PM
The Obama administration's proposed carbon-emissions rule sparked a political and economic debate that is likely to play out for months.
Here are some of the comments from lawmakers and interest groups:
“Today’s announcement is a dagger in...
| May 15, 2014
| 7:39 AM
Trying to place their thumbs on the net neutrality scale in advance of today's FCC vote on the issue, House Republicans have warned the commission against taking the one step that would truly guarantee net neutrality: reclassifying the Internet as a...
| May 20, 2014
| 9:34 AM
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler on Tuesday faced bipartisan criticism from House members concerning proposed new rules governing Internet traffic, highlighting the controversy over his attempt to steer a middle path in the Net...
| May 20, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Democrats want strong protections on the Internet to make sure that network owners don't discriminate against anyone online. Republicans don't want any rules whatsoever that they think could stifle the online ecosystem.
So proposed net neutrality...