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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


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 13 2010

On December 7, 2010, the FTC released an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) requesting comment on whether and how to strengthen the Caller ID provisions of the Telemarketing Sales Rule


Stimulus this week
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2010

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) announced a grant of $15 million to Communication Service for the Deaf, Inc. (CSD) to expand broadband adoption by those with hearing disabilities


Compliance notes
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2010

All providers of interconnected fixed or non-nomadic Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services as of December 1, 2010 will be required to register with the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC) by January 1, 2011, in accordance with 220 ILCS 513-401


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2010

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski issued several remarks last week on topics related to the National Broadband Plan


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2010

The FTC appears to be investigating a complaint filed by Adobe in May 2010 against Apple alleging that its practice of refusing to accept third-party programming tools for the iPhone violates antitrust law


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
  • October 25 2010

On October 19, 2010, FTC Commissioner Julie Brill revealed that the agency's upcoming report about online behavioral advertising will include suggestions for how online ad companies can better protect consumers' privacy, but will not propose new regulations or request that Congress enact new laws