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FCC Expands Video Description Requirements, but Only on Quarterly Hour Requirements
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2017

In a Report and Order released July 12, 2017, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) increased the amount of video described programming required


(Connected) Toy Story: The FTC Updates the COPPA Compliance Plan
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • July 12 2017

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) recently issued an updated “Six-Step Compliance Plan for Businesses” (“Compliance Plan”) for entities subject to


Federal Appeals Court Affirms TCPA Consent Cannot Be Revoked if Granted By Contract
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • July 5 2017

Last week the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled in Reyes v. Lincoln Automotive Financial Services that a consumer does not have the


Private Right of Action Under Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation Suspended Indefinitely
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • Canada
  • June 12 2017

On June 7, 2017, the Canadian government announced that it is suspending indefinitely the private right of action provided for by Canada’s Anti-Spam


FCC Adopts Rulemaking Notice Proposing to Expand Video Description Requirements
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • April 4 2016

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) proposing to amend its video description rules to


FCC Divides Closed Captioning Compliance Responsibility, Imposes New Obligations Directly on Programmers
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • February 25 2016

At its Open Meeting on February 18, 2016, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) adopted a Second Report and Order that impacts several aspects


FCC Divides Closed Captioning Compliance Responsibility, Imposes New Obligations Directly on Programmers
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2016

Today, at its February Open Meeting, the Federal Communications Commission revisited its closed captioning rules to answer open questions regarding


FTC considers facial recognition parental consent method under COPPA Rule
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2015

The Federal Trade Commission announced on July 31 that it is seeking public comment on a new verifiable parental consent method set forth in an


FCC announces robocalling and caller ID spoofing workshop
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • August 20 2015

Telemarketers and others who may have been wondering how the Federal Communications Commission’s recent and to industry participants concerning


FCC releases emergency information accessibility rules for second-screen devices and grants compliance waivers
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2015

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has released the text of its Second Report and Order (R&O) adopting rules requiring multichannel video