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The Regulatory Mix – Monday, December 7, 2020

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Today’s Regulatory Mix:  FCC’s O’Rielly Expresses Concern About Overbuilding, FCC Encourages Implementation of Network Reliability Practices, FCC Announces Final Agenda for December Meeting; Adds New Telecom Related Items

 

orielly-bio-pageFCC’s O’Rielly Expresses Concern About Overbuilding

FCC Commissioner Mike O’Rielly sent a letter to Wyoming Governor Gordon expressing his concerns over potential use of CARES Act funding to overbuild existing broadband networks in the state.  He states that: “[s]everal Wyoming local fiber and cable-based broadband providers recently brought to my attention legitimate concerns that their high-speed broadband networks are likely to be overbuilt by competitors Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Wednesday, October 2, 2019

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FTC bldgFTC Agenda for Workshop on COPPA Rule 

The FTC has released the agenda for a workshop it is holding on October 7, 2019.  The workshop will examine the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Rule in light of evolving business practices and new technology in the online marketplace.   Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Thursday, July 18, 2019

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us-capitol-building-and-congressHouse Committee Advances Robocalling Bill

The House Energy and Commerce Committee favorably reported the Stopping Bad Robocalls Act (H.R. 3375), as amended, to the full House of Representatives by a vote of 48-0.  Commenting on the action, Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) said: “Today, the American people are one step closer to reclaiming control of their phones from annoying and illegal robocalls. Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Wednesday, April 10, 2019

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dome and flagUS House Passes Save the Internet Act

Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) released the following statement after H.R. 1644, the Save the Internet Act, passed on the floor of the House of Representatives by a vote of 232-190: Read More

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The Regulatory Mix – Thursday, March 7, 2019

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hearing-room9House Hearings on Net Neutrality

Energy and Commerce 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 legislative hearing on restoring net neutrality protections on Tuesday, March 12, at 10:00 am in room 2322 of the Rayburn House Office Building.  Read More

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