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Marguerite Reardon

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Recent articles by Maggie:

Rural broadband gets potential boost as Congress passes farm bill

The bill, which provides billions in subsidies to American farmers, will also pave the way for more coordinated efforts among federal agencies to deploy broadband in hard to reach areas. → Read More

Ajit Pai's FCC gives carriers option to block text messages

The FCC says its giving wireless carriers new tools to block unwanted texts, but opponents say it will allow carriers to censor and block your text messages. → Read More

House Republicans accuse Google of liberal bias

Google CEO Sundar Pichai defended the company against claims that Google employees act on their political beliefs to push a liberal agenda. → Read More

Congress has a couple more weeks to reinstate Obama-era net neutrality rules

Thanks to a budget impasse between Democrats in Congress and the White House, there may be more time to eke out a long-shot victory for net neutrality supporters. → Read More

Trump popped into White House meeting with Google, Microsoft, IBM, Qualcomm chiefs

Trump White House officials held the first of many "listening session" to find out how the US can lead in AI, 5G and quantum computing. → Read More

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai admits Russian interference in net neutrality debate

As he defended the agency's refusal to make public information on fake comments filed in the net neutrality repeal record, Pai admitted that Russians were involved in at least some of the fraud. → Read More

Microsoft expands rural broadband push to include 1 million more people

Microsoft plans to offer 3 million people living in rural America wireless broadband using unlicensed TV White Spaces by 2022. → Read More

Lawmakers call for data security legislation in wake of Marriott breach

They want federal legislation to protect consumers and hold companies accountable. → Read More

Activists make final push to save net neutrality

As an end of year deadline approaches, net neutrality supporters press Congress to roll back the FCC's repeal. → Read More

The FCC will soon let you know if your ISP is delivering on its promised speeds

You'll have to wait a little longer to find out. A detailed look at which ISPs are delivering promised broadband speeds is set to be released before the FCC's December meeting. → Read More

FCC takes another swipe at illegal robocalls and text spam

The agency stirs up controversy with its latest proposal to give wireless carriers wide latitude to block and filter text messages. → Read More

FCC to release broadband speed report on Wednesday

The FCC will once again tell you if you're getting what you paid for from your broadband provider. → Read More

FCC tries to clean-up space

The FCC is reviewing rules to help deal with the 500,000 pieces of zombie satellites and other space debris orbiting the earth. → Read More

Traveling for the holidays? Here's how not to get hacked

Ask Maggie offers some tips on keeping your personal data secure while on the road this holiday season. → Read More

The net neutrality fight isn’t over. Here’s what you need to know

The rules have been rolled back. But the battle is just heating up. Here's everything you need to know. → Read More

Supreme Court declines to hear appeal of Obama-era net neutrality rules

Net neutrality is already dead, but the Supreme Court has left in place a lower court ruling that preserves the FCC's authority to adopt the controversial rules. → Read More

Net neutrality faces its own election challenge in heated midterms

It may fire up some young voters, but they've got plenty of other fish to fry. → Read More

California agrees to not enforce net neutrality law...for now.

California struck a deal with the DOJ to not enforce its net neutrality law until the case against the FCC over the repeal is over. → Read More

FCC leaders say we need a 'national mission' to fix rural broadband

Ajit Pai and Jessica Rosenworcel may disagree on the net neutrality angle, but they do agree on finding inspiration in the 1930s. → Read More

FCC votes to free up more spectrum for Wi-Fi and 5G

But not everyone is happy about it. → Read More