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President Trump Launches AI Strategy For Federal Government
On February 11, 2019, President Trump signed an "Executive Order on Maintaining American Leadership in Artificial Intelligence" (the "Order")
United States
4 Mar 2019
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2018 US Midterm Elections: Implications For Business
The results of the US midterm elections will have implications for how business gets done in Washington during the next two years.
United States
14 Nov 2018
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Peeking Around The Legislative Corner: The Landscape Of The Lame-Duck And 2017
It is also possible that additional legislation with respect to the fiscal crisis in Puerto Rico could be considered.
United States
19 Oct 2016
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With New Net Neutrality Rules, FCC Asserts Sweeping Jurisdiction Over Broadband Internet Access Services
On March 12, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC" or "the Commission") released its Open Internet Order ("Order") and rules.
United States
18 Mar 2015
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FTC Requires Companies to Honor Privacy Policies of Acquired Companies
The US Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") has a significant history of using its Section 5 authority to enforce promises that companies make to consumers in privacy policies.
United States
12 Apr 2014
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FCC Clarifies Intent To Review Foreign Investment In Broadcast Licenses—Effect On As Yet Unscheduled Incentive Auction Unclear
On Thursday, November 14, the US Federal Communication Commission issued a declaratory ruling that is intended to ease the way for foreign investment in the US broadcast sector.
United States
18 Nov 2013
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FCC Modernizes Foreign Ownership Review Policies And Procedures For Wireless Telecommunications Licensees; Seeks Comment On Similar Relief For Broadcast Licensees
Over the past eight months, the Federal Communications Commission has issued two decisions that modernize and streamline its foreign investment policies for certain radio licensees.
United States
21 May 2013
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Federal Communications Commission Action On Radio Frequency Exposure Limits
The US Federal Communications Commission recently released an Order, Further Notice of Rulemaking and Notice of Inquiry on radio frequency exposure limits and policies.
United States
16 Apr 2013
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Key Players Weigh In On Historic FCC Incentive Auction Proceeding
In February 2012, the US Congress passed Title VI of the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012, commonly known as the Spectrum Act.
United States
20 Mar 2013
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FCC Proposes New Do Not Call Rules Barring Automated Dialing Of Emergency Response Facilities
On May 22, 2012, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.
United States
30 May 2012
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Seventh Circuit Holds That Companies Are Liable Under Telephone Consumer Protection Act For Placing Automated Calls To Reassigned Numbers
In a case with potentially wide-ranging implications for compliance with the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has held that an entity that places an automated call to a reassigned number without the prior express consent of the new recipient is liable for statutory damages even if the previous subscriber with that number had consented to the automated calls.
United States
17 May 2012
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US Federal Trade Commission Issues Report on Protecting Consumer Privacy
On March 26, 2012, the US Federal Trade Commission ("FTC" or "the Commission") released a report titled "Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change: Recommendations for Businesses and Policy Makers" (the Report).
United States
5 Apr 2012
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White House Releases Online Privacy Paper
The White House has released a report titled Consumer Data Privacy in a Networked World: A Framework for Protecting Privacy and Promoting Innovation in the Global Digital Economy (the Report) detailing the Obama administration’s framework to protect the privacy rights of individuals in a global digital economy.
United States
1 Mar 2012
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The Proposed "Cybersecurity Act Of 2012" Would Impact Owners And Operators Of Critical Infrastructure
The Cybersecurity Act of 2012 (the Act) was introduced on February 14, 2012, by Senators Joe Lieberman, Susan Collins, and Dianne Feinstein.
Worldwide
21 Feb 2012
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Internet Privacy Legislation Released In Congress
On May 4, 2010, Representative Rick Boucher (D-VA), the Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet, and Cliff Stearns (R-FL), Ranking Republican Member of the Subcommittee, released a discussion draft of privacy legislation.
United States
20 May 2010
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New Proposal to Reclassify Broadband Services as Telecommunications Services Issued by US Federal Communications Commission
On May 6, 2010, Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Julius Genachowski issued a proposal in response to the US District Court for the District of Columbia’s April 6, 2010, rejection of the FCC’s assertions of authority to impose network management rules on broadband providers ("Comcast Corp. v. FCC", No. 08-1291 (D.C. Cir. Apr. 6, 2010)).
United States
12 May 2010
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DC Circuit Determines That the FCC Exceeded Its Authority in Regulating Comcast’s Network Management Policies—Congressional Action Likely Necessary to Implement Network Neutrality
The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has ruled that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) exceeded its authority when the agency prohibited Comcast, an Internet service provider (ISP), from interfering with subscribers’ use of peer-to-peer networking technologies in an effort to limit bandwidth consumption.
United States
8 Apr 2010
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