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Arent Fox’s this week in telecom - July 22, 2013
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 22 2013

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Announcements The next meeting of the Consumer Advisory Committee will be August 2, 2013, 9:00 am to 4:00


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2012

On May 31, 2012, Microsoft announced that it will make “Do Not Track” a default feature in its next web browser release, Internet Explorer 10


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2010

On October 27, 2010, the FTC announced that it is closing its investigation into whether Google violated the law by collecting consumer data transmitted over unsecured wireless networks as part of its Street View mapping service


Legislative outlook
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2010

Both the US House of Representatives and the US Senate are on recess for the elections


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 6 2012

In response to Google’s recent announcement that it will combine the privacy policies and data from over 60 different Google products and services, eight members of Congress wrote to Google asking it to explain the “steps that are being taken to ensure the protection of consumers’ privacy rights.”


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 22 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


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2012

On September 3, 2012, the Democratic Party released its 2012 platform at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC. The platform vows to preserve the United States’ “leadership in the Internet economy” by ensuring a “21st century digital infrastructure” through high-speed wireless broadband, freeing up wireless spectrum, and building a national public safety network


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

Comments in the FTC proceeding to modify the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Rules are due September 24, 2012


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2012

On July 3, 2012, a New York Criminal Court Judge ruled that Twitter must produce tweets and user information about a criminal defendant, an Occupy Wall Street protester, that were subpoenaed by the District Attorney


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2012

On June 22, 2012, Facebook signed on to California’s Joint Statement of Principles which addresses privacy policies for mobile apps