David Shepardson

Recent articles by David Shepardson

Departing US FCC chair warns of threats to telecoms from China

Departing US FCC chair warns of threats to telecoms from China

Biggest national security issue to face regulators in coming years.
Jan 22 2021 6:35AM
Google asks US judge to move states' antitrust lawsuit to California

Google asks US judge to move states' antitrust lawsuit to California

Closer to relevant witnesses and documents.
Jan 21 2021 10:49AM
Trump pardons former Google self-driving car engineer

Trump pardons former Google self-driving car engineer

Sentenced for stealing trade secrets.
Jan 20 2021 6:44PM
US lawmakers to back $2.5b Huawei, ZTE swap-out fund

US lawmakers to back $2.5b Huawei, ZTE swap-out fund

As part of a year-end spending bill and Covid-19 bill.
Dec 21 2020 6:51AM
Amazon urges judge to set aside US$10 billion cloud contract award to Microsoft

Amazon urges judge to set aside US$10 billion cloud contract award to Microsoft

New court filing unsealed.
Dec 17 2020 6:50AM
FCC begins process of halting China Telecom US operations

FCC begins process of halting China Telecom US operations

Takes further steps in China telco crackdown.
Dec 11 2020 6:44AM
FCC affirms ZTE poses US national security threat

FCC affirms ZTE poses US national security threat

Rejects petition to reconsider earlier decision.
Nov 26 2020 9:33AM
US govt appeals order blocking TikTok ban from taking effect

US govt appeals order blocking TikTok ban from taking effect

November 12 deadline passes without resolution.
Nov 13 2020 12:13PM
Court agrees to expedite US govt TikTok app store ban appeal

Court agrees to expedite US govt TikTok app store ban appeal

Over earlier injunction.
Oct 15 2020 11:42AM
US judge blocks Trump administration TikTok app store ban

US judge blocks Trump administration TikTok app store ban

Issues preliminary injunction.
Sep 28 2020 11:59AM
US judge halts Trump administration's order to remove WeChat from app stores

US judge halts Trump administration's order to remove WeChat from app stores

'Obvious alternatives to a complete ban' exist.
Sep 21 2020 7:09AM
Tesla seeks approval for sensor that could detect child left in hot cars

Tesla seeks approval for sensor that could detect child left in hot cars

Using millimetre-wave radar.
Aug 21 2020 1:40PM
US to restrict Huawei's access to commercially available chips

US to restrict Huawei's access to commercially available chips

Tightens crackdown.
Aug 18 2020 5:52AM
US sets aside up to $23bn for broadband upgrades

US sets aside up to $23bn for broadband upgrades

Auction process to improve access to internet services.
Jun 11 2020 6:22AM
Trump's push to regulate social media faces uphill battle

Trump's push to regulate social media faces uphill battle

Regulators say they cannot oversee the conduct of internet firms.
Jun 2 2020 6:37AM
Tesla, California county reach deal to reopen US plant next week

Tesla, California county reach deal to reopen US plant next week

Signs staff are already back at work.
May 14 2020 1:30PM
Pentagon blasts FCC decision to approve Ligado spectrum plan

Pentagon blasts FCC decision to approve Ligado spectrum plan

Argues it could pose severe risks to GPS used by military.
May 8 2020 10:20AM
Verizon, AT&T, Comcast won't cancel service through June due to coronavirus

Verizon, AT&T, Comcast won't cancel service through June due to coronavirus

US attorneys general ask carriers to consider extensions until August.
Apr 28 2020 12:27PM
FCC may halt US operations of state-controlled Chinese telcos

FCC may halt US operations of state-controlled Chinese telcos

Citing national security risks.
Apr 27 2020 1:10PM
Trump to hold call with US internet, mobile phone providers

Trump to hold call with US internet, mobile phone providers

To talk about how networks are holding up as tens of millions of Americans work from home.
Apr 1 2020 6:55AM

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