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Comment deadlines established for rural call completion Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 10 2013

On May 7, 2013, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) published in the Federal Register a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) concerning

Telecom privacy news

  • Arent Fox LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 9 2010

According to the official Facebook blog, its users now have greater control over how much of their personal information is disclosed to developers of applications that are available on the social networking site, such as games and quizzes

Telecom privacy news

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 28 2010

On June 24, 2010, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) lended its support to Amazon.com in its lawsuit against the North Carolina Department of Revenue, which seeks to avoid providing its customers’ personally identifiable information (PII) relating to North Carolina residents’ purchases

Telecom privacy news

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 20 2010

The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) has filed a lawsuit in the US District Court for the District of Columbia against the National Security Agency (NSA) alleging that it has violated the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA

Telecom privacy news

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 10 2011

Citing US Supreme Court precedent, the California Supreme Court has determined that police can search a mobile phone if it is found on a person who is taken into police custody

In the courts

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 10 2010

On May 3, 2010, the United States District Court for the District of Arizona dismissed, without prejudice, a suit by North County Communications seeking tariffed charges for terminating traffic received from CLECs McLeod USA Telecommunications Services, Cox Arizona Telcom, and Electric Lightwave

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announcements

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 27 2010

On December 23, 2010, the FCC released its "net neutrality" order

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 18 2011

On April 13, 2011, Maneesha Mithal, Director of the FTC's Division of Privacy and Identity Protection, testified before the Subcommittee on Social Security of the House Committee on Ways and Means and recommended that Congress develop identity theft legislation that makes social security numbers (SSNs) more difficult to access

Compliance notes

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 15 2010

All providers of interconnected fixed or non-nomadic Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services as of December 1, 2010 will be required to register with the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) by January 1, 2011, in accordance with 220 ILCS 513-401

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 8 2010

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) won a temporary restraining order against Inc21, an Internet services company which allegedly crammed unauthorized charges onto the telephone bills of thousands of consumers and small businesses for services those customers never agreed to buy