State Sales Tax Collections Finally Move Into the Internet Age

The Supreme Court's ruling in South Dakota v. Wayfair scraps a precedent that dates back to the heyday of mail order catalogs.

DISA Plans to Change How Pentagon Employees Browse the Internet

Officials are looking to isolate the internet from agency networks by pushing web browsing to the cloud.

Interior Wants Wi-Fi for Burning Man

Even temporary cities/arts festivals need networks for government and law enforcement operations.

White House Wants Regulators to Keep Hands Off Tech Industry

National security and economic growth depend on a free and open internet, U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer Michael Kratsios said.

Preemption Battles Continue as Cities Look to Improve Internet Connectivity

From Georgia to Texas and Colorado, city halls are trying to fend off state efforts to assert control over local rights of way.

14 Gigabit Projects in 5 Cities Get Mozilla Money

The winning initiatives leverage high-speed internet along with everything from virtual reality to GIS to better local education and workforce opportunities.

Facebook's Ideological Imperialism

Andrew Bosworth’s memo may seem insidious, but its logic used to be very popular.

Local Officials to FCC: We’re Not the Ones Impeding 5G

A group of mostly mayors encouraged the Federal Communications Commission to refocus its efforts on new broadband investment, instead of preempting their oversight of public rights of way.

Trump Administration Mum on Nationalizing 5G

The proposal is still on the table, according to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, though localities may find their authority on public rights of way preempted regardless.

5G Faceoff on Capitol Hill

Localities want more of a say in broadband policymaking. The U.S. wireless industry wants to win its race with China.

If War Comes, Russia Could Disconnect from the Internet. Yes, the Entire Country

Robust internal networks will keep the military and government operating, says Putin’s top IT advisor.

USAID Launches Program To Bring More Women Online

The WomenConnect Challenge is offering $1 million to projects that address why women in low- and middle-income countries are offline.

For 10 Years, I Read the Comments

Farewell to my stressful, dispiriting, but occasionally awesome life as an internet comment moderator.

House Passes Bill Strengthening Powers of FCC CIO

The bill would reauthorize the Federal Communications Commision, encourage broadband development and make some changes to the commission’s oversight.

A New Company Is Taking Remote Work’s Flexibility to the Extreme

In the digital age, if you have the freedom to work anywhere, why not try to go somewhere?

Congress Mulls a CIO's Authority, Future of Homeland Security and Data Breaches

And one caucus is concerned about climate change data vanishing form federal websites.