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Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 10 2012

As part of its effort to thwart robocalls, the FTC has announced that it is launching the “FTC Robocall Challenge” a contest that will award a $50,000 cash prize for the best technical solution for blocking illegal robocalls


Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announcements
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2012

The next FCC Open Meeting will be held on September 28, 2012, at 10:30 am Eastern


Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announcements
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2012

The next FCC has released the Tentative Agenda for its next Open Meeting to be held September 28, 2012, at 10:30 am Eastern


Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announcements
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 28 2011

The FCC has released the Final Agenda for the next Open Meeting to be held November 30, 2011, at 10:30 am Eastern


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 28 2011

On November 22, 2011, the FTC continued its crackdown on illegal robocalls by taking action against a telemarketing operation that allegedly helped clients make robocalls, call phone numbers on the National Do Not Call Registry, and mask Caller ID information, in violation of the FTC’s Telemarketing Sales Rule


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 28 2011

On November 21, 2011, FCC Commissioner Robert McDowell spoke at a lunch sponsored by the Federal Communications Bar Association and stated that he and Chairman Genachowski agree that the FCC should take action on Universal Service Fund (USF) contributions in the first half of 2012


Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announcements
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 5 2012

On October 31, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski issued a release praising the State Department’s second proposal to the World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2012

The FTC will hold a workshop on April 26, 2012, titled “Paper, Plastic . . . or Mobile? An FTC Workshop on Mobile Payments”


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2012

On July 31, 2012, the FCC announced that Verizon Wireless entered into a consent decree to resolve a complaint that it had unlawfully blocked third-party tethering applications on Android phones in violation of the FCC’s Open Internet rules


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2012

On May 30, 2012, the FTC will host a day-long, public “Dot Com Disclosures Workshop” addressing the need for new guidance for advertisers on appropriate disclosures for the online and mobile environment