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The Regulatory Mix – Thursday, January 23, 2020

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US-Capitol-Building-Dome-Interior-Photo-Credit-courtesy-of-washington_org_-2-1US Congress Hearing on Digital Equity and Internet Adoption 

House Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Mike Doyle (D-PA) announced that the Communications and Technology Subcommittee will hold a hearing on Wednesday, January 29, 2020 entitled “Empowering and Connecting Communities through Digital Equity and Internet Adoption.”  Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Friday, October 18, 2019

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jnuts_00_us-capitol-dome-at-sunset_yesmydccoolUS Senate New Privacy Bill Introduced  

U.S. Senator Ron Wyden, D-Ore., introduced sweeping new privacy legislation, the Mind Your Own Business Act, which he says will create the strongest-ever protections for Americans’ private data and to hold accountable the corporate executives responsible for abusing consumers’ information. Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Tuesday, July 9, 2019

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capitol dome dcUS Senators Introduce Cybersecurity Bill

In a press release, US Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Gary Peters (D-MI) announced that they introduced The Small Business Cybersecurity Assistance Act of 2019, which aims to better educate small businesses on cybersecurity through counselors and resources offered at Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs).  Specifically, the bill directs the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to become a cybersecurity clearinghouse by consolidating and managing federal government cybersecurity materials so small businesses can easily access information in one place. Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Tuesday, April 16, 2019

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FTC-2-3FTC Charges Telemarketer for Making Illegal and Unsolicited Calls

The FTC issued a press release advising that it has charged a telemarketing operation and its owners with making millions of illegal, unsolicited calls about educational programs to consumers who submitted their contact information to websites promising help with job searches, public benefits, and other unrelated programs.  Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Friday, December 7, 2018

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Today: FTC 2018 Do Not Call Registry Data and Mini Site. FCC Mobility Fund Mapping Investigation, US House Cybersecurity Report Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Monday, October 8, 2018

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Today: Congressional Wi-Fi Caucus Launch, NTIA and NHTSA Release NG911 Cost Estimate Study, FCC Environmental Compliance And Historic Preservation Workshop  Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Tuesday, January 9, 2018

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The_Mix_logo3.pngToday: FCC LNPA Sessions, DOC/Homeland Security Preliminary Report on Action Against Botnets Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Monday, October 16, 2017

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The_Mix_logo3.pngToday:  NCSAM Today’s Predictions for Tomorrow’s Internet, FCC Procedures for ILEC Access Tariff Revisions, DOJ Request for NRUF Reports and LNP Data   Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Wednesday, October 4, 2017

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The_Mix_logo3.pngToday:  FCC Proposal to Assist Efforts to Restore Communications Networks In Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands, National Cyber Security Awareness Month, US DOJ Approved CenturyLink Acquisition of Level 3   Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Tuesday, July 19, 2016

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The_Mix_logo3.pngThe Regulatory Mix, TMI’s daily blog of telecom related regulatory activities, is a snapshot of PUC, FCC, legislative, and occasionally court issues that our regulatory monitoring team uncovers each day. Depending on their significance, some items may be the subject of a TMI Briefing. Read More

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