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Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2011

On August 15, 2011, President Obama highlighted broadband deployment to rural America during a town hall in Cannon Falls, MN


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 16 2012

On July 4, 2012, many of the organizations behind the protests against the Stop Online Privacy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA) legislation, including Free Press and the Center for Democracy & Technology, launched a new website displaying the Declaration of Internet Freedom


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 4 2012

On May 25, 2012, the D.C. Circuit largely adopted the proposed schedule of the parties in the appeal of the FCC’s Open Internet Order


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
  • June 18 2012

It has been reported that the Department of Justice (DOJ) has initiated an antitrust investigation of cable company data limits and other practices that limit access to the content of competing companies like Hulu and Netflix


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
  • USA
  • April 30 2012

On April 23, 2012, the parties to the Open Internet appeal filed a joint motion with a proposed briefing schedule


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
  • Global
  • June 27 2011

On June 20, 2011, the Board of Directors of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) approved a plan to launch a new system that will substantially increase the number of generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs


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