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Biography for Adam Bender

Adam Bender, Associate Editor, is the state and local telecommunications reporter for Communications Daily, where he also has covered Congress and the Federal Communications Commission. He has won awards for his Warren Communications News reporting from the Society of Professional Journalists, Specialized Information Publishers Association and the Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing. Bender studied print journalism at American University and is the author of dystopian science-fiction novels. You can follow Bender at and @WatchAdam on Twitter.

Recent Articles by Adam Bender

NJ Justices Ask if Forced Smartphone Unlocking Constitutional

TRENTON -- New Jersey justices waded into a growing national debate whether the Fifth Amendment stops law enforcement from forcing someone to enter a password to unlock an encrypted smartphone. The Supreme Court heard argument Tuesday in State…Subscribe to Read >>

Washington State House Members Don't Yet Embrace Senate Privacy Bill

Washington state's Senate overstated House support for its privacy bill, said Democratic and Republican heads of the committee overseeing the issue in the House. The chambers are edging toward agreement, said House Innovation and Technology and Economic Development Committee…Subscribe to Read >>

T-Mobile, Sprint Seek February Decision in California Deal Review

The California Public Utilities Commission received final arguments for and against the T-Mobile/Sprint deal, before a possible vote in early February. T-Mobile and Sprint said FCC and DOJ orders add to the deal’s public-interest benefits. That pact's plan to…Subscribe to Read >>

Analysts Split on Who's Winning States v. T-Mobile/Sprint

As the witness parade concluded at the T-Mobile/Sprint trial in lower Manhattan, analysts who attended were divided on whether carrier defendants or state plaintiffs have the edge. Each side had strong moments, they said. Friday, the FCC and DOJ…Subscribe to Read >>

Judge Asks if Struggling Sprint is Like T-Mobile Before Turnaround

If T-Mobile could turn itself around at the start of this decade, why not Sprint now, Judge Victor Marrero asked T-Mobile CEO John Legere at trial Friday at U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. After…Subscribe to Read >>