Derek Reinbold  //  4/2/17  //  Topic Update


The Trump administration has announced plans to overturn the Obama administration’s net neutrality rules (NYT).

The FCC's decision to lift caps on the cost of prison inmates’ intrastate phone calls demonstrates the Administration’s willingness to read the Communications Act anachronistically, contends Daniel Deacon on Take Care.

A bill that would allow internet service providers to market customers' browsing history to third parties, without customer permission, is heading to President Trump's desk (ABA Journal).

  • FCC Chairman Ajit Pai views the bill favorably.
  • Glenn Greenwald argues the House vote illustrates the power of telecom giants in Washington at The Intercept.

Updates | The Week of January 15, 2018

1/14/18  //  Daily Update

A Congressional Review Act resolution to reverse the FCC’s net neutrality repeal garnered the critical 30th co-sponsor needed to force a vote on the measure.

Zachary Piaker

Columbia Law School

Update | The Week of November 27, 2017

12/4/17  //  Daily Update

The Trump Administration has been more transparent than its predecessor with respect to revealing vulnerabilities in software.

Jeffrey Stein

Columbia Law School

Updates | The Week of November 20, 2017

11/26/17  //  Daily Update

The FCC released plans to abolish both federal and state net neutrality rules. The Active Cyber Defense Certainty Act (ACDC) may address calls for more robust offensive cyber action by the government.