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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…

Scott R. Flick, Jessica T. Nyman

FCC Enforcement Monitor ~ January 2018

USA - January 30 2018 In a rare Order of Revocation, the FCC revoked all of a Los Angeles communication equipment provider’s licenses after the licensee failed to respond…

Scott R. Flick, Warren Kessler

FCC Enforcement Monitor ~ March 2018

USA - March 29 2018 Since the government first began regulating the airwaves, it has struggled to eliminate unlicensed radio operators. In its latest effort, the FCC is…

Scott R. Flick, Warren Kessler

Newsgathering Drones Take Flight

USA - October 12 2016 The era of newsgathering drones is upon us. Since new Federal Aviation Administration rules allowing limited commercial operation of drones (also…

Hack of Wireless Carrier Leads to Admonishment by FCC

USA - February 23 2017 The FCC admonished a national wireless phone carrier for a 2015 data breach in which a third party gained unauthorized access to personal information…

Scott R. Flick, Jessica T. Nyman