Katy Bachman


Broadcasters Sue FCC Amid New Scrutiny of Shared Services Deals

Net neutrality isn't the only problem Tom Wheeler has: the Federal Communications Commission chairman also faces a new lawsuit from broadcasters.

Online Publishers Association Gets a New CEO

The Online Publishers Association, a relatively new organization representing some of the biggest publishing brands on the Internet, named Jason Kint CEO. Kint, a former svp of CBS Interactive and general manager of the group's sports division, replaces Pam Horan, who had served as president since 2006. He'll start May 27.

Internet Activist Campaign Over Net Neutrality Escalates

Internet activists and consumer groups are hoping to mount another Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA)-like campaign to convince the Federal Communications Commission to adopt ironclad net neutrality rules and abandon its current proposal.

Snapchat Settles With the FTC Over Broken Privacy Promises

Snapchat, an app that promised messaging privacy, broke those promises to users, the Federal Trade Commission said Thursday. The hot startup agreed to settle with the FTC over charges it had deceived users about the ephemeral nature of its video and text message "snaps."

Internet Ad Companies Up the Ante on Ad Scams

One big problem with fraudulent ads on the Internet is they keep coming back—and that's not good for either sellers or buyers of digital advertising.

Democratic FCC Commissioners Ask Wheeler to Slow Down Net Neutrality Proposal

Federal Communications Commission chairman Tom Wheeler may have just hit a snag in rushing his net neutrality proposal into the procedure pipeline at the May 15 meeting.

Dems and GOP Reach Compromise on Reauthorization of Satellite Bill

A bill to reauthorize the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act, which ensures that 1.5 million rural cable subscribers will be able to receive programming from all the TV networks, has a good chance of getting voted favorably out of the House commerce committee on Thursday.

Mozilla Calls for Stricter Net Neutrality Rules

Mozilla on Monday offered an alternative to the Federal Communiations Commission’s controversial proposal to restore net neutrality.

Why Advertisers Should Care About the White House Report on Big Data and Privacy

The government has put out yet another report on big data and privacy, buzzwords that have scared consumers and dominated press headlines. So is this latest report something advertisers should care about?

White House Report on Big Data and Privacy Largely Ducks Surveillance Issue

There were no surprises in the highly anticipated release of the White House report on big data and privacy, especially since the most controversial conclusion—that big data could lead to discriminatory outcomes—was leaked to the press last weekend.