New York Times columnist & technology reporter Nick Bilton discusses his book, Hatching Twitter: A True Story of Money, Power, Friendship, and Betrayal, in which he traces the origins of Twitter from the perspectives of its four co-founders.
Senator Al Franken (D-MN) discusses the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger following the Senate Judiciary Committee's April 9, 2014 hearing on the subject and its potential impact on consumers. The Minnesota Democrat is opposed to the merger.
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Armstrong Williams, who owns two TV stations, talks about the impact of a March 31 FCC ruling that owners cannot control more than one station in the same local market through the use through the use of so-called "sidecar" deals.
Comcast Corporation Executive Vice President David Cohen discusses the proposed merger of the two largest cable companies, Comcast and Time Warner Cable. He will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on April 9, at 10am ET on C-SPAN3.
Federal Trade Commission Chair Edith Ramirez discusses the government's role in overseeing the privacy and security of personal data. She's a proponent of developing a stronger data security law and hopes Congress will pass one this year.
House Energy & Commerce Committee Chairman Emeritus Joe Barton (R-TX) discusses his proposed Do Not Track Kids Act, which aims to prohibit the collection of certain data from websites directed at kids, and several other current communications issues.
Former FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell and Free Press President Craig Aaron offer two perspectives on Time Warner Cable's announcement to accept Comcast's $45 billion merger offer. They also discuss the FCC's response to the net neutrality ruling.
Jonathan Adelstein, President & CEO of PCIA - The Wireless Infrastructure Association, describes issues facing his membership. PCIA represents carriers, infrastructure providers & professional services firms that facilitate wireless communications.
Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA), Ranking Member of the House Subcmte. on Communications & Technology, talks about her proposal the Open Internet Preservation Act, which deals with net neutrality, & her bid to become ranking member of Energy and Commerce Cmte.
Federal Communications Commissioner Mignon Clyburn (D), who was Acting Chairperson for six months last year, looks at the FCC and the issues facing it. Topics include the recent appeals court ruling on net neutrality & the FCC's possible next move.
Brent Skorup and Chance Williams discuss the January 2014 decision rendered by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in the Verizon vs. FCC, or so-called "net neutrality," case, and its implications for content providers and consumers.
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