Sen. Feinstein Leads Bipartisan Lawmakers Urging FCC To Protect ShakeAlert Earthquake WarningsNorthern California Senator Dianne Feinstein is leading a bipartisan group of Congressional members urging the federal government to ensure changes to the Wireless Emergency Alert (WEA) system don’t slow down ShakeAlert earthquake warnings.
Senate Passes Bill To Reinstate Net NeutralityThe Senate voted Wednesday to pass Democratic legislation to repeal the FCC's dismantling of net neutrality regulations and reinstate net neutrality
Appeals Court: FTC Can Punish Telecommunications Companies That Hurt ConsumersAn appeals court ruling gives the Federal Trade Commission the right to police and punish telecommunications companies that hurt consumers.
Bay Area Lawmaker Introduces Net Neutrality BillState Sen. Scott Wiener, D-San Francisco, introduced legislation Wednesday to push back against the FCC repeal of nationwide net neutrality.
Silicon Valley Begins Battle To Restore Net Neutrality Following FCC RepealSanta Clara County announced its intention to file a lawsuit against the FCC's vote Thursday to repeal regulations for net neutrality.
San Francisco Mayor Joins Fight To Save Net NeutralitySan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee submitted a letter urging the Federal Communications Commission to protect free access to the internet.
No Punishment For Late-Night Host Colbert's Trump JokeAn FCC spokesman said Tuesday that the agency received "thousands" of complaints about the late-night host's May 1st show, so it reviewed the material as "standard operating procedure."
FCC Looking To Close Digital Divide: 21 Percent Of Californians Either Have No Internet Or Still Use Dial UpCalifornia is slowly closing the digital divide, but a new survey shows millions of Californians still rely on dial-up Internet service or aren’t online at all. The federal government is looking to change that.
FCC To Rule On Net Neutrality, Tighter Restrictions On Internet ProvidersThe new rule would prevent Internet service providers like Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile. from intentionally blocking or slowing Web traffic.
Larry Magid: FCC Extends Public Comment Deadline On Net Neutrality The Federal Communications Commission says it's extending the deadline for public to comment on a net neutrality proposal because the response has swamped the agency's website.
FCC Decision On Net Neutrality Could Lead To Priority Internet Fast Lanes For A PriceThe Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to move ahead with a proposal of new rules that could set standards for Internet providers who wish to create paid priority fast lanes on their networks.
Larry Magid: FCC Looking Into Faster Wi-Fi On AirplanesIt’s great that we can now get the Internet on planes now, but often times the connection is too slow. The Federal Communications Commission is reportedly taking steps to bring faster, cheaper Wi-Fi connections on airplanes.
AT&T Denies Cell Phone Towers Interfere With Oakland Police RadiosProblems with the Oakland police radio system over the past year were not caused by interference from AT&T cell phone towers, according to the company.
After Insulin Pump Hacking, Bay Area Lawmaker Seeks ReviewLawmakers are requesting a review of the government’s security standards for wireless medical devices after a diabetic discovered how to remotely reprogram his and other people’s insulin pumps.
FCC Investigates BART Cell Service ShutdownThe Federal Communications Commission is opening an investigation into the Bay Area Rapid Transit’s shutdown of cell service in order to disrupt a planned protest.