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Man Fined $25,000 for Harassing Phone Calls

USA - January 31 2017 The FCC fined a New York man for using false caller ID numbers - a practice commonly known as "spoofing" - to place harassing phone calls to…

Joseph A. Cohen, Scott R. Flick

A Primer on FCC Radio Frequency Device Equipment Authorization Rules

USA - December 12 2017 Everyday devices, from digital coffeemakers to personal computers, emit radio frequency radiation, and are therefore subject to the Equipment…

Warren Kessler, Glenn S. Richards

UAS journalism advocates caution against new UAS-specific privacy laws

USA - June 15 2015 Unmanned aircraft systems (“UAS”) have been used to capture dramatic aerial footage of protests in Ukraine, Olympic events in Russia, and earthquake…

Cable and Satellite Royalty Claims Due to the Copyright Royalty Board by July 31, 2017

USA - July 24 2017 This advisory is directed to television stations with locally-produced programming whose signals were carried by at least one cable system located…

Lauren Lynch Flick

FCC enforcement monitor

USA - April 30 2015 This month, the FCC proposed a fine of $20,000 against an individual in Queens, NY for operating a pirate FM radio station. Section 301 of the…

Scott R. Flick