"When asked to choose between the U.S. government taking action to restrict false news online in ways that could also limit Americans' information freedoms, or protecting those freedoms even if it means false information might be published, Americans fall firmly on the side of protecting freedom," the Pew Research Center writes in a study released Thursday.
"There are a great many Americans who I think are deeply concerned that Facebook and other tech companies are engaged in a pervasive pattern of bias and political censorship," Sen. Ted Cruz told Mark Zuckerberg this week.
"We didn't focus enough on preventing abuse and thinking through how people could use these tools to do harm," Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said.
"Our collective ecosystem can disappoint -- and, in certain instances, it materially fails us," the ANA says.
Lawmakers say they will take up Mark Zuckerberg on his offer to testify about Facebook's most recent privacy fiasco.
More than one year after the last presidential election, the Federal Election Commission is inching forward with plans to craft new rules for online political ads.
"Isn't the answer that he just mutes the person he finds personally offensive?" U.S. District Court Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald asked at a hearing Thursday morning.
"I think we can all agree that the packets directing autonomous cars, robotic surgeries or public safety communications must not drop. Ever," AT&T's Bob Quinn writes.
"Today it is official: the FCC majority has taken the next step in handing the keys to the internet over to billion-dollar broadband providers," Commissioner Mignon Clyburn said.
The Republican nominee suggested that he would like to protect net neutrality, but acknowledged that the FTC may lack the ability to prosecute broadband carriers.