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To Text or Not to Text . . . That is the Question: TJC Publishes Updated Guidance for Healthcare Providers
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 28 2016

Just before Christmas, The Joint Commission (TJC) published an update clarifying its previous guidance regarding practitioners' use of text messaging


CBP Turns Up the Heat, Moves Forward With Increased Audits and Enforcement Actions
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2016

The summer heat has not been confined to the weather. US Customs and Border Protection is warming up the import world with more audits and


Obama Administration targets Syrian and Iranian users of information and telecommunications technology capable of communications disruption and monitoring, and their suppliers
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA, Syria, Iran
  • April 30 2012

On April 22, 2012, the President signed a new Executive Order Blocking the Property and Suspending Entry into the United States of Certain Persons with Respect to Grave Human Rights Abuses by the Governments of Iran and Syria Via Information Technology (Executive Order 13606, dubbed the “GHRAVITY EO”).


Next Generation 911 technology
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • February 14 2012

With the advent of new communications technologies comes the prioritizing of access to public safety resources in emergencies.


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2011

On October 18, 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit dismissed the appeal of Sorensen Communications from the FCC’s reduced compensation rates for Video Relay Service providers.


Developments in intercarrier compensation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2011

On September 28, 2011, the Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) issued an order suspending the proposed tariff amendment of OmniTel Communications, Inc. and docketing it for further investigation.


Ensuring innovation and leadership as we move into “the cloud”
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2011

Maintaining a culture of innovation and leadership in technology are two key principles that many believe will speed the recovery of the US economy, develop good jobs, and secure on-going success.


Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announcements
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 19 2011

The final Agenda for the next FCC open meeting on September 22, 2011, has been released.


The mobile market
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2011

On July 29, 2011, the West Virginia Public Service Commission (WVPSC) voted to approve the AT&TT-Mobile merger without any conditions.


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA, China
  • August 1 2011

On July 27, 2011, the FTC and the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice announced that they signed an antitrust memorandum of understanding (MOU) with China’s three antitrust agencies to “promote communication and cooperation among the agencies in the two countries.”