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Mobile banking

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 5 2008

Financial transactions that are based on wireless handsets may soon prove to be as pervasive as Internet-based financial applications

Sprint, Clearwire call off WiMax partnership

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 16 2007

Four months after joining forces with the goal of rolling out broadband WiMax services throughout the U.S., Sprint Nextel and Clearwire Corp. have ended their partnership, citing their inability to “resolve complexities” associated with the project

Congress adopts seven year extension of internet tax ban

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 2 2007

Web users throughout much of the U.S. will be free of taxes on Internet access for at least seven more years, under compromise legislation that was adopted within the past week by both houses of Congress and signed by President Bush on Wednesday

What to expect from the FTC in 2008

  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 7 2008

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in 2008 is likely to be active in privacy areas both old and new

Legal bytes

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • Global, USA
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  • December 29 2007

The last issue of each year I devote to a look back and another forward

Comcast web traffic management under FCC investigation

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 18 2008

Responding to claims that Comcast, the nation’s largest cable operator, blocks or otherwise interferes with certain peer-to-peer (P2P) and similar applications used by subscribers on its Internet network, the FCC requested comment Monday on a declaratory ruling that would address whether Comcast’s actions violate the FCC’s policy statement on net neutrality and whether those actions constitute “reasonable network management” that the FCC would deem as permissible

U.S. Senate passes $838 billion stimulus bill; cuts broadband funding under CollinsNelson amendment to $7 billion

  • Dentons
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 10 2009

On February 10, 2009, the U.S. Senate approved by a 61-38 vote a massive $838 Billion stimulus bill (The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act)("ARRA") consisting of tax cuts, tax rebates and infrastructure and other spending to create jobs

Senate Communications Subcommittee is revived with Kerry as chairman

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 20 2009

Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) announced plans last week to reconstitute the Senate Communications and Technology Subcommittee that had been disbanded since 2005

Comcast to modify web traffic management practices

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 4 2008

In a development that won the praise of the FCC, consumer groups, and members of Congress, Comcast said it would change its approach to web traffic management to employ techniques that are “protocol agnostic” and that would not involve the blocking of traffic from specific web sites, such as BitTorrent, that use large amounts of broadband capacity

Google details plan for opening TV white spaces to unlicensed use

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 28 2008

A week after coming up empty-handed in the FCC’s auction of broadband wireless licenses in the 700 MHz band, Internet search giant Google turned its attention toward ongoing FCC proceedings on the use of unused TV “white space” spectrum, as it urged the FCC on Monday to open up white space channels on an unlicensed basis for wireless Internet use