Infotech and Telecom News : Issue Archive

  • 2012 July InfoTech & Telecom News

    The July issue of InfoTech & Telecom News reports taxpayer funding for public broadcasting once again is under scrutiny as Congressional leaders seek to stem the growth of the ballooning national...
  • 2012 June InfoTech & Telecom News

    A controversial Arizona bill intended to suppress online and electronic stalking, harassment, and cyberbullying was pulled by one of its sponsors in response to nationwide concerns over its effect on...
  • 2012 May InfoTech & Telecom News

    The May issue of InfoTech & Telecom News reports on the Cyber-Security Act of 2012 (S. 2105), which would require the Department of Homeland Security to combine its cybersecurity programs into a...
  • 2012 April InfoTech & Telecom News

    The April issue of InfoTech & Telecom News reports Congress’s extension of payroll tax cuts and jobless benefits included a mandate that the Federal Communications Commission conduct auctions of...
  • 2012 March InfoTech & Telecom News

    The March issue of InfoTech & Telecom News reports on the erosion of Congressional support for the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect IP Act (PIPA) after growing evidence of immense public...
  • 2012 February InfoTech & Telecom News

    The February issue of InfoTech & Telecom News reports Montgomery County, Maryland is planning to launch a government-funded news Web site. Merlyn Reineke, executive director of Montgomery...
  • 2011 December InfoTech & Telecom News

    The December issue of InfoTech & Telecom News reports Michigan legislators are considering a bill that would force online retailers to collect from Internet customers the state’s 6 percent sales...
  • 2011 November InfoTech & Telecom News

    The November issue of InfoTech & Telecom News reports that Amazon.com has given up its battle against a California sales tax proposal in return for a one-year window that grants Internet...
  • 2011 October InfoTech & Telecom News

    The October issue of InfoTech & Telecom News reports on a proposal by the Illinois-based Commonwealth Edison Company to install smart meters – a plan a third-party analysis says could save the...
  • 2011 May InfoTech & Telecom News

    The May issue of InfoTech & Telecom News reports on the likely benefits – for consumers and competitors alike – of the proposed acquisition by AT&T of T-Mobile. Hunter Newby, CEO...
  • 2011 April InfoTech & Telecom News

    The April issue of InfoTech & Telecom News leads with an update on blogger Shellee Hale’s legal efforts seeking protection under New Jersey’s journalism shield law. The case is...
  • 2011 February InfoTech & Telecom News

    The February issue of InfoTech & Telecom News leads with a report on how the new Republican majority in Congress may change the terms of the network neutrality debate. Speaker of the House John...
  • 2011 March InfoTech & Telecom News

    The March issue of InfoTech & Telecom News reports on a lawsuit filed by Verizon against the Federal Communications Commission, challenging the agency’s Report and Order on network...
  • 2010 December InfoTech & Telecom News

    The December issue of InfoTech & Telecom News reports on the ongoing battle over broadcast retransmission fee negotiations. Also in this issue: Some Texas schools are employing student ID badges...
  • 2010 October InfoTech & Telecom News

    The October issue of InfoTech & Telecom News leads with a report on the proposed Comcast-NBC Universal merger. The Federal Communications Commission is expected to determine by the end of the...
  • 2010 November InfoTech & Telecom News

    The November issue of InfoTech & Telecom News reports a challenge by 21 state attorneys general against Craigslist, putting pressure on the firm to shut down its adult services section. They...
  • 2009 May InfoTech & Telecom News: California Lawmaker Wants ‘Net Photos Blurred

    The May 2009 issue of InfoTech & Telecom News leads with coverage of a California lawmakers’ proposal to require Web sites such as Google Maps to blur photos of schools, churches,...
  • December 2008 Infotech & Telecom News: Google Ends Courtship with Yahoo

    The December 2008 issue of Infotech & Telecom News leads with Google’s announcement that it would not jump through federal regulators’ hoops to pursue a search ad deal with Yahoo....
  • November 2008 Infotech & Telecom News: Privacy

    The November 2008 issue of Infotech & Telecom News highlights privacy issues and the market’s efforts to address them. On page 1: * A deal between Internet giants Yahoo and Google has drawn...
  • August 2008 InfoTech & Technology News

    The August issue of IT&T News highlights efforts by Congress, federal agencies, and state legislatures to regulate the activities of firms operating in the information technology and telecom...
  • July 2008 InfoTech & Technology News

    The July 2008 issue of Infotech & Telecom News features stories about the failure of municipal wi-fi networks across the country. On page 1 of this issue: In the most dramatic of the municipal...
  • June 2008 InfoTech & Technology News

    The June 2008 issue of Info Tech & Telecom News highlights news from wi-fi systems in Illinois, Colorado, and Florida ... on buses, in state parks, and at golf courses. On page 1: The U.S....
  • May 2008 InfoTech & Technology News

    The May 2008 issue of Infotech & Telecom News offers several articles on the subject of network neutrality and how Internet Service Providers are voluntarily adopting technologies that make...
  • April 2008 InfoTech & Technology News

    The April 2008 issue of Infotech & Telecom News features a special report on the wireless industry, which is critically important to consumers and the U.S. economy but nevertheless bears an...
  • December 2007 InfoTech & Technology News

    The December 2007 issue of IT&T News questions whether the Universal Service Fund, special access fees, and other subsidies to rural telecom companies are helping--or hindering--the spread of...