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Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and privacy regulation
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2012

On January 12, 2012, the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) filed a letter with the FTC asking it to investigate recent changes to Google Search, called Google “Search Plus”


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • Global, USA
  • January 9 2012

On January 3, 2012, Lawrence Strickling of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) sent a letter to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) urging it to take measures to ease concerns about the expansion of generic top-level domains (gTLDs


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2012

On March 27, 2012, NTIA released a report on using spectrum in the 17551850 MHz band for private broadband services


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • Global, USA
  • April 16 2012

Like AT&T and Verizon, Sprint is also facing a shareholder vote on imposing net neutrality principles on its wireless network


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 15 2012

On October 10, 2012, Chairman Genachowski spoke at the Futurecom conference in Rio de Janeiro about the upcoming December 2012 World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT) in Dubai, calling it “a crossroads for the Internet.”


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2012

On August 15, 2012, Comcast announced that “nearly 100,000 families or almost 400,000 low-income Americans are now connected to the Internet at home (most of them for the first time)” because of Comcast’s Internet Essentials program


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2012

On July 2, 2012, Verizon and MetroPCS filed their initial briefs in the appeal at the D.C. Circuit of the FCC’s Open Internet Rules (Verizon Wireless v. FCC, Case No. 11-1355 and consolidated cases


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2012

On September 3, 2012, the Democratic Party released its 2012 platform at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC. The platform vows to preserve the United States’ “leadership in the Internet economy” by ensuring a “21st century digital infrastructure” through high-speed wireless broadband, freeing up wireless spectrum, and building a national public safety network


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2012

On June 27, 2012, the FCC Enforcement Bureau announced that it has resolved its investigation of Comcast regarding compliance with the ComcastNBCU merger conditions


Broadband news
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2012

Last week it was reported that L2Networks Corp., a small Georgia telecommunications company, filed the first formal Open Internet complaint at the FCC