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Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2012

On July 2, 2012, Verizon and MetroPCS filed their initial briefs in the appeal at the D.C. Circuit of the FCC’s Open Internet Rules (Verizon Wireless v. FCC, Case No. 11-1355 and consolidated cases


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 24 2012

On September 18, 2012, Free Press, Public Knowledge, and the New America Foundation’s Open Technology Institute announced they would file a formal complaint at the FCC alleging that AT&T, Inc. is violating the Open Internet rules by limiting the Apple FaceTime video chat service to certain mobile broadband plans offered by AT&T


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • January 30 2012

On January 25, 2012, the European Commission (EC) proposed comprehensive reform to the European Union (EU) 1995 data protection rules


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


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • Global, USA
  • March 5 2012

On March 1, 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit denied the motions to hold the consolidated appeal of the FCC Open Internet Order in abeyance


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • Global, USA
  • January 9 2012

On January 3, 2012, Lawrence Strickling of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) sent a letter to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) urging it to take measures to ease concerns about the expansion of generic top-level domains (gTLDs


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

On January 12, 2012, the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) filed a letter with the FTC asking it to investigate recent changes to Google Search, called Google “Search Plus”


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.”


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2012

On March 27, 2012, NTIA released a report on using spectrum in the 17551850 MHz band for private broadband services


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2012

On October 10, 2012, Chairman Genachowski spoke at the Futurecom conference in Rio de Janeiro about the upcoming December 2012 World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) in Dubai, calling it “a crossroads for the Internet.”