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Rep. Eshoo on House's student app competition (podcast)

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) discusses a House resolution calling for a student app competition to encourage science, technology, engineering, and math education.

By February 28, 2013


Rep. Eshoo on truth in 4G advertising (podcast)

Larry Magid speaks with Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) about her bill that would require cellular carriers to disclose minimum data speeds and network reliability on their 4G services.

By June 22, 2011


Democrats introduce bill to ban 'paid prioritization' on the Net

In attempt to keep Net open to all, bill would require FCC to adopt rule that prevents formation of so-called "Internet fast lane."

By June 17, 2014


New Senate, House bills would restore Net neutrality

Democrats in the House and Senate have introduced legislation that will give the FCC authority to impose its Net neutrality rules until it can come up with a more permanent legal fix.

By February 3, 2014


Congress proposes another incentive spectrum auction

A House bill was introduced Monday that will allow government agencies to take a cut of the auction proceeds if they give up under utilized wireless spectrum for commercial use.

By December 9, 2013


Senators aim to cut through 4G baloney

New bill would require wireless carriers to disclose what to expect from their 4G service...and create a lot more small print in our lives.

By October 13, 2011


The strange resurrection of Net neutrality

At the annual meeting of the Congressional Internet Caucus, the only issue that appeared likely to appear soon on lawmakers' agenda was an old one -- Net neutrality.

By January 24, 2013


Congresswoman wants carriers to come clean on 4G

Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) introduces bill requiring wireless operators to provide more information about the speed, reliability, and coverage of their 4G service at the point of sale to clear up confusion.

By June 22, 2011


FCC makes progress on freeing up spectrum

The Federal Communications Commission is making progress as it tries to free up additional wireless spectrum to fuel growth in wireless broadband.

By December 12, 2012


U.S. lawmakers alarmed over risks of insulin pump hacks

Lawmakers ask Government Accountability Office to look into report that researcher could hack his wireless-based lifesaving medical equipment.

By August 19, 2011