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Stimulus this week

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 26 2010

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced a grant of $15 million to Communication Service for the Deaf, Inc. (CSD) to expand broadband adoption by those with hearing disabilities

Broadband news

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 26 2010

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski issued several remarks last week on topics related to the National Broadband Plan

Telecom privacy news

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • Italy, USA
  • -
  • March 31 2010

A court in Italy has convicted three Google executives of charges that they violated Italian law by allowing a video showing an autistic teenager being bullied to be posted online

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 31 2010

On February 24, 2010, the FTC issued a report on the Top Consumer Complaints of 2009

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 31 2010

The FTC has decided not to challenge Google's acquisition of mobile advertising network company Admob, determining that the acquisition was unlikely to harm competition in the marketplace

Telecom privacy news

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 14 2010

In response to a discussion draft of a new privacy bill drafted by Chairman Rick Boucher, D-Va., and Ranking Member Cliff Stearns, R-Fla., of the House Communications Subcommittee, ten privacy and consumer groups called for stronger measures to protect consumer privacy both online and off

Broadband news

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

On May 6, 2010, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski announced a "Third Way" approach to regulating broadband transmission facilities

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 3 2010

The FTC has reached an agreement with women's clothing retailer Talbots and its California telemarketing company to settle charges that the two companies used prerecorded marketing "robocalls" that failed to give consumers proper notice of their right to opt out of receiving such calls

Legislative outlook

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 3 2010

On April 27, 2010, the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship held a hearing titled “Connecting Main Street to the World: Federal Efforts to Expand Small Business Internet Access.”

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments

  • Arent Fox LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 17 2010

The FTC announced that the deadline for its decision on whether to oppose the merger of Google and AdMob Inc. has been extended by two weeks to May 24, 2010