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Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • Global, USA
  • April 16 2012

Like AT&T and Verizon, Sprint is also facing a shareholder vote on imposing net neutrality principles on its wireless network


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
  • June 20 2011

On June 15, 2011, Chairman Genachowski spoke at the National Cable & Telecommunications Association Cable (NCTA) Show in Chicago and discussed broadband adoption in the United States, which he characterized as “far from good enough.” The Chairman praised the cable companies for increasing broadband adoption, but called on them to step up their efforts “a few notches.” He also announced a Broadband Adoption Task Force which will bring together FCC, private, and public representatives to brainstorm strategies for increasing broadband adoption. More information on the Chairman’s remarks is available here


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
  • China, USA
  • August 1 2011

On July 27, 2011, the FTC and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice announced that they signed an antitrust memorandum of understanding (MOU) with China’s three antitrust agencies to “promote communication and cooperation among the agencies in the two countries.”


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2011

On October 21, 2011, MetroPCS filed its petition for review challenging the Order for many of the same reasons as Verizon, arguing that the FCC exceeded its statutory authority in issuing the Order


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 7 2011

Comments on proposed changes to the FTC Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule are due November 28, 2011


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2011

On October 25, 2011, the FTC finalized settlements with the marketers of two smartphone applications, AcneApp and Acne Pwner, that claimed the apps cure acne


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 19 2011

On September 15, 2011, the FTC announced it is seeking public comment on proposed changes to its Children’s Online Privacy Protection Rule promulgated under the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • Global, USA
  • September 26 2011

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers recently launched a website and new guidebook with information about the new system that will substantially increase the number of generic Top-Level Domains