Internet Still Open As Title II ‘Net Neutrality’ Rules Are Rescinded

From the red alert symbols being used by a number of politicians and their allies, you might have thought the internet would grind to a halt when the FCC’s “Restoring Internet Freedom” order took effect on Monday.

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Tech CEO Bows to Pressure on Chick-Fil-A

Last weekend, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey learned that he had committed a great sin in the eyes of some when he ate at Chick-Fil-A.

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House Leader Denounces Silicon Valley Censorship

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), a leading contender to assume the top House Republican post in the next Congress, has called out Silicon Valley for viewpoint censorship.

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Title II Advocates Work to Reinstate 2015 FCC Internet Order

This week Senate Democrats filed a petition to force a vote on Sen. Edward Markey’s (D-Mass.) Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution that would reverse the FCC’s decision in December to rolling back the agency’s assumption of heavy-handed new Title II powers over the internet in 2015.

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Online Censorship Claims a Hoax?

This week the House Judiciary Committee held an important hearing on “Filtering Practices of Social Media Platforms” with a particular focus on viewpoint suppression.

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Facebook Releases More Detailed Content Guidelines

This week Facebook made moves to enhance its users’ abilities to understand its rules and to appeal its rulings.

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Facebook CEO to Face Congressional Committees

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to testify before House and Senate committees next week in the wake of intense congressional concerns over data privacy.

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Committee Leaders Want to Question Facebook CEO

Yesterday, in the midst of intense media attention to consulting firm Cambridge Analytica and reports of its methods to access data from more than 50 million Facebook users...

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FCC Chairman Pai Pledges to NRB to Fight Censorship of Religious Viewpoint

The National Religious Broadcasters received encouraging news from the Federal Communications Commission and veteran lawyers commenting on the government entity’s work during Proclaim 18, the NRB’s International Christian Media Convention.

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Proclaim18 to Focus on Internet Freedom

Proclaim 18, NRB’s 75th annual convention, is coming very soon to Nashville, and anyone interested in communicating freely online should be sure to attend the Public Policy Session on Thursday, March 1.

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New Developments Related to Planned Parenthood Investigation

Earlier this autumn, Twitter sought to squash the promotion of an ad by Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) in which she noted she “fought Planned Parenthood...

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FCC Chair Keeps Up Pressure on Tech Giants

Next week the FCC is likely to vote to roll back the agency’s 2015 assertion of heavy-handed power over the internet.

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Tech Giants Called Out on Power Over Speech

Earlier this week, Dr. Jerry A. Johnson, President & CEO of NRB, expressed support for the FCC’s recently announced plan to roll back the agency’s 2015 internet power grab.

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Tech Giants Testify Before Congress

Top lawyers from Google, Facebook, and Twitter this week testified before three congressional panels.

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Twitter Censors Pro-Life Claim, Then Reverses

Twitter picked a fight with a powerful opponent this week when it refused to allow Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) to promote her Senate campaign launch announcement on its platform.

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Tech Executive Ponders Power Over Speech

A tech giant’s CEO this week expressed second thoughts about his actions to help mute a neo-Nazi group in the wake of the recent violence Charlottesville...

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