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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.”


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2011

Microsoft filed a complaint against Google with the European Commission, alleging that Google has engaged in exclusionary conduct through its search engine


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2012

Last week it was reported that L2Networks Corp., a small Georgia telecommunications company, filed the first formal Open Internet complaint at the FCC


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


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2011

On November 29, 2011, the FTC announced that Facebook has agreed to settle charges that it deceived consumers by telling them they could keep their Facebook profile information private, but repeatedly allowing it to be shared and made public