Gail Slater, who is originally from Dalkey in south Co Dublin, has taken up the role of adviser to the US president on technology, telecommunications and cybersecurity.

Donald Trump has appointed a Dublin-born lawyer to a senior job at the White House. Gail Slater, who is originally from Dalkey in south Co Dublin, ha(...)

Ajit Pai, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, at the federal agency’s headquarters in Washington. Photograph: Eric Thayer/the New York Times

The head of the US Federal Communications Commission unveiled plans on Tuesday to scrap landmark 2015 rules intended to ensure a free and open interne(...)

In the early days of the commercial internet, back in the mid 1990s, one of the things that technology platform companies lobbied hard for was the not(...)

US President Donald Trump’s White House backs removing net neutrality, according to a spokeswoman. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

The United States is considering two decisions that will have a far-reaching impact on the future of the internet. Regulatory agency the Federal Comm(...)

A landmark 2015 net neutrality order barring the blocking or slowing of web content is under threat. Photograph: Reuters/Feisal Omar

Tech companies clashed with internet service providers on Monday over whether a landmark 2015 net neutrality order barring the blocking or slowing of (...)

Joan Mulvihill’s motto: ‘I will think more about how I make others feel and less about how they make me feel.’ Photograph: Aidan Crawley

  Joan Mulvihill (41), chief executive of the Irish Internet Association   Joan Mulvihill regarded herself as unaccompli(...)