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Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 7 2010

The US Second Circuit Court of Appeals has agreed with the US District Court for the District of Connecticut that using an iPhone to record a conversation, when such recording is not for an otherwise tortious or criminal act, does not violate the Wiretap Act, 18 U.S.C. 2510


FCC sets comment deadlines for TCPA petition addressing text-messaging app
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2014

Yesterday, the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a public notice seeking comment on


The mobile market
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 30 2012

Following the breakup of their proposed merger, AT&T and T-Mobile have now sought FCC approval to transfer advanced wireless services (AWS) licenses from AT&T to T-Mobile


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2012

On December 10, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit agreed with a lower court’s ruling that Mississippi’s Caller ID Anti-Spoofing Act is preempted by federal law


Developments in intercarrier compensation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 23 2012

On April 19, 2012, Broadwing Communications, LLC filed a petition for rehearing with the New York Public Service Commission (NYPSC) requesting that it reverse the finding that Broadwing violated tariff rules by failing to file addenda to its intrastate access tariff related to certain off-tariff agreements


The mobile market
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • January 28 2013

The United Kingdom's Office of Communications (Ofcom) announced that it has launched its auction of 800 Megahertz and 2.6 Gigahertz frequencies


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 27 2010

On December 21, 2010, the FTC's new chief technologist, Dr. Edward Felton, provided additional insight into the agency’s possible role in developing and enforcing an online “do-not-track” mechanism


The mobile market
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • April 30 2012

A paper published by Public Knowledge on April 23, 2012 analyzes wireless data caps and so-called "usage-based billing.”


Compliance notes
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2013

UPDATED: Companies that provide telecommunications and Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service are reminded that completed FCC Forms 499-A are


FCC seeks input on TCPA and new technologies
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2012

The FCC continues to place petitions related to the TCPA out for public comment