Sunday, September 19, 2021

Kenneth Corbin

Kenneth Corbin is a Datamation contributor.

Critics Warn as DoJ, FCC Clear Comcast-NBC Merger

After more than a year spent selling a blockbuster media merger to financial analysts, a skeptical public interest sector and government regulators, Comcast has won approval from...

Internet Building the Hive, Driving Engagement: Pew

Propelled by the rise of social media hubs, the Internet has become a primary vehicle for Americans to organize in communities and engage in volunteer activities and...

Blackburn: FCC Headed for ‘Congressional Hurricane’

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), an outspoken critic of Internet regulations and a rising star in the Republican Party, on Tuesday predicted that the new Congress...

NY Rep. Asks Treasury to Blacklist Wikileaks’ Assange

A prominent House lawmaker is ratcheting up pressure on the Obama administration to take action against Wikileaks and its founder, Julian Assange. In a letter delivered this...

DoJ Leans on Twitter for WikiLeaks Information

The U.S. Justice Department has sent a court order to microblogging service Twitter seeking information about users involved in its criminal investigation of Wikileaks, a probe initiated...

FCC Boss Takes Spectrum Shortfall Warning to CES

At the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week, vendors from across the tech industry showcased sleek new mobile devices, promising that the latest smartphones...

Boehner, GOP to Stream Opening Session on Facebook

Every two years, a new session of Congress begins flush with promises and renewed legislative vigor. This year, the 112th Congress dawns with a new House majority...

GOP House Chair Seeks Action Against Wikileaks

A prominent House Republican positioning himself as a leading White House watchdog lashed out at Attorney General Eric Holder on Sunday for his response to the publication...

Paul Allen Refiles Massive Patent Suit Against Tech Heavies

A company owned by Paul Allen, the billionaire investor and Microsoft cofounder, has reintroduced a patent-infringement lawsuit against some of the nation's biggest Internet companies, including Google...

FCC Poised to Clear Comcast-NBC Merger

Comcast appears poised to win the blessing of one regulatory body reviewing its proposed $30 billion takeover of NBC Universal, as officials at the Federal Communications Commission...

FCC Approves First Net Neutrality Rules

The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday voted on party lines to approve rules that would prohibit Internet service providers from unreasonable discrimination against lawful content on their...

FCC Net Neutrality Order Strengthened, Poised for Passage

The net neutrality rules the Federal Communications Commission appears poised to approve tomorrow morningwill go farther than originally expected to prevent Internet service providers from playing favorites...

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