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Legislative outlook
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2011

On October 26, 2011, a bipartisan group of Congressmen led by Lamar Smith, R-Tex., Chair of the House Judiciary Committee, introduced HR 3261, the Stop Online Piracy Act, which tightens the prohibition in the Copyright Act against the unlicensed streaming of copyrighted works, such as motion pictures, music, and software applications


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2012

On November 15, 2012, the FCC and TDS Telecommunications Corporation (TDS Telecom) entered into a consent decree regarding TDS Telecom’s compliance with CPNI requirements under 47 U.S.C. Section 2229c)(1


New markets: Smartgrid and e-health
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 20 2012

On February 1, 2012, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) approved a smart meter opt-out plan proposed by PG&E in response to numerous customer complaints regarding the potentially harmful effects and data privacy issues allegedly caused by smart meters


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2013

The FTC has announced that it will host a one-day public forum on June 4, 2013 addressing malware, viruses and similar threats facing users of


Arent Fox's this week in telecom - October 21, 2013
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 21 2013

The next Open Meeting of the FCC will be held October 28, 2013. The Final Agenda contains three items: the Rural Call Completion Report and Order and


Arent Fox’s this week in telecom - September 9, 2013
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2013

Welcome to the latest edition of Arent Fox's This Week in Telecom, our weekly newsletter designed to keep you apprised of recent developments in


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2013

As announced by President Obama during his State of the Union address, the Administration has issued a cybersecurity executive order designed to


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
  • October 3 2011

On September 28, 2011, Rep. Ed Markey, D-Mass., and Rep. Joe Barton, R-Tex., jointly sent a letter to the FTC requesting that it investigate Facebook's practice of recording information about websites visited by users after they log out of Facebook


Legislative outlook
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 4 2011

Rep. Bono-Mack, R-Cal., and Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., are spearheading this Congress’s review of privacy issues at the request of House Commerce Committee Chair Fred Upton, R-Mich., and have announced a series of hearings to begin with a session on July 14, 2011, titled “Internet Privacy: The Views of the FTC, the FCC, and NTIA.”