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Arent Fox's this week in telecom - October 21, 2013
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 21 2013

The next Open Meeting of the FCC will be held October 28, 2013. The Final Agenda contains three items: the Rural Call Completion Report and Order and


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


FTC
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2010

On December 8, 2010, the US House of Representatives passed S. 3987, the Red Flag Program Clarification Act of 2010


Legislative
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2010

On December 16, 2010, Senator John ("Jay") Rockefeller IV (D), Chair of the Senate Commerce Committee issued a statement on the Department of Commerce privacy "green paper" (see Privacy News


Privacy
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2010

The Department of Commerce Internet Policy Task Force unveiled last week a report titled "Commercial Data Privacy and Innovation in the Internet Economy: A Dynamic Policy Framework."


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2011

Citing US Supreme Court precedent, the California Supreme Court has determined that police can search a mobile phone if it is found on a person who is taken into police custody


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


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 3 2011

On December 23, 2010, a class action lawsuit was filed against Apple and five application developers (including Pandora and the Weather Channel) alleging that the companies illegally transmitted personal information garnered from iPad and iPhone users to advertising networks for tracking purposes


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 10 2011

On December 23, 2010, Mozilla announced that the new version of its popular web browser, Firefox, due for release in early 2011, will not include a "do-not-track" mechanism despite the FTC's recent call for the development of such an option


Telecom privacy news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2010

During a hearing before the US House Consumer Protection Subcommittee on November 30, 2010, lawmakers debated the creation of "do-not-track" requirements designed to protect consumers who do not want their online activities monitored