Digital Liberty advocates for a consumer-driven market free from heavy regulation or taxation of the Internet, technology, telecommunications, video games, and media.

Biden's Broadband Bust

Coalition Opposes Bad Broadband Proposals

A coalition of center-right organizations sent an open letter to Senators asking for common sense policies to expand broadband adoption without needlessly wasting taxpayer dollars or empowering unelected bureaucrats. You can read the letter below or as a pdf by clicking HERE July 23, 2021 RE: Broadband Infrastructure…

Bad Proposals

Biden Administration Calls to Revive Repealed Net Neutrality Rules

By: Noah Vehafric Last week the Biden Administration released a sweeping Executive Order to supercharge antitrust enforcement across the federal government. The Order, designed to “promote competition in the American economy,” is a grab bag of various policy proposals; including calling on the FCC to “consider adopting” Title II-style…

FCC

Digital Liberty Submits Comments Asking to Preserve 12.2–12.7 GHz Band for Flexible Use

By: Katie McAuliffe Digital Liberty submitted comments with Americans for Tax Reform to the FCC supporting the use of the 12.2–12.7 GHz band by satellite operators. Incumbents in this band have underutilized this portion of the spectrum for 15 years. You can read our comments below or by clicking…

AI

U.S. Watchdog Announces Guidelines for Artificial Intelligence

By: Noah Vehafric The U.S. Government Accountability Office released a report detailing a new framework for accountable use of artificial intelligence by federal agencies. This report sets out  four key principles for government administrators to emphasize: governance, data, performance, and monitoring.  Source: U.S. Government Accountability Office  A deeper look into…

Broadband

Don’t Waste This Moment to Close the Digital Divide on Bad Policies

By: Katie McAuliffe Today, the Bipartisan Policy Center hosted a panel entitled “Investing in Broadband to Narrow the Digital Divide.” This panel featured:  Mike O’Reilly, former Commissioner of the FCC Shirley Bloomfield, CEO of NTCA Jay Schwarz, VP of Comcast for Public Policy Brett Kilbourne, General Counsel for the Utilities technology Council.  It…

Bad Proposals

Symmetrical Municipal Broadband is Not What Small Business Needs

The U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Small Business held a hearing entitled “Supporting Small Entities through investments in the National Infrastructure: Broadband.” This hearing provided an opportunity for members and special interest alike to repeat the fruitless goals of the Biden Broadband Bust from arbitrary symmetrical speed…