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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


Legislative outlook
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 27 2010

Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Cal., outgoing Chair of the House Commerce Committee, released a statement giving the FCC and Chairman Genachowski “enormous credit” for adopting the Open Internet Order


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2011

On December 21, 2010, Gallup and USA Today released a new poll indicating that nearly 67 of U.S. Internet users would welcome a “Do-Not-Track” mechanism to limit the ability of advertisers to track their movements online


Broadband
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • France, USA
  • December 17 2010

The dispute between Comcast and Level 3 continues, with both companies having met repeatedly with the FCC to discuss their side of the issue over the past weeks


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2010

The FTC has reached an agreement with women's clothing retailer Talbots and its California telemarketing company to settle charges that the two companies used prerecorded marketing "robocalls" that failed to give consumers proper notice of their right to opt out of receiving such calls


Legislative outlook
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 3 2010

On April 27, 2010, the U.S. Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship held a hearing titled “Connecting Main Street to the World: Federal Efforts to Expand Small Business Internet Access.”


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 10 2010

On May 6, 2010, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski announced a "Third Way" approach to regulating broadband transmission facilities


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • Italy, USA
  • March 31 2010

A court in Italy has convicted three Google executives of charges that they violated Italian law by allowing a video showing an autistic teenager being bullied to be posted online


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2010

On February 24, 2010, the FTC issued a report on the Top Consumer Complaints of 2009


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 30 2010

On August 19, 2010, FTC staff terminated an investigation into whether Limewire, LLC's peer-to-peer file sharing software puts users at risk of inadvertently sharing sensitive information stored on their computers