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The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, February 14, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

FCC meeting roomFCC Votes to Expand Anti-Spoofing Rules

At its Open Meeting today, the FCC voted to issue a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking banning illegal spoofed text messages and international calls. The rules would enable the FCC to address consumer concerns about unwanted text messages and scam calls from overseas. Unwanted calls—including malicious spoofed calls and illegal robocalls—are the top consumer complaint the FCC receives each year, accounting for over 60% of the total complaints received. 

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Topics: Connect Amercia Fund, Anti-Spoofing Provisions of the RAY BAUM’S Act, Caller ID Authentication

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, February 8, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

FCC meeting roomFCC Open Meeting Agenda

The FCC announced  the final agenda for its February 14, 2019, Open Meeting. 

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Topics: FCC Open Meeting for February, Anti-Spoofing Provisions of the RAY BAUM’S Act, New York Funding for Electric Vehicles, Legislation On Open Internet

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

FCC meeting roomFCC Reschedules Open Meeting; Announces Tentative Agenda

The FCC announced the agenda for a rescheduled February Open Meeting that will take place on February 14, 2019.  The items below were originally circulated for the January meeting but were withdrawn due to the lapse in appropriations.

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Topics: Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Service, Broadband Conversation Podcasts, FCC Filing Deadlines, FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, FCC January Open Meeting Agenda, Anti-Spoofing Provisions of the RAY BAUM’S Act, Elimination of Form 397, CAF Phase II Auction Support

Checking In @ The FCC - January Open Meeting

Posted by Amy Gross

 

cdn.shopify.comsfiles105608285t2assetslogo-2What will the FCC be tackling next?

Just minutes before the FCC shutdown last Thursday, Chairman Pai released the tentative agenda for the FCC’s scheduled January 30, 2019 Open Meeting.  Unfortunately, he did not release his customary blog setting the “theme” for the meeting.  So, we are left to guess what that theme might be, and, to be honest, I’m not sure I see one.  Maybe you will.  Let's take a closer look at some of the issues on the agenda. Read More
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Topics: The Regulatory Mix, Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Service, Anti-Spoofing Provisions of the RAY BAUM’S Act, FCC January Open Meeting, CAF Phase II Auction Support

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, January 7, 2019

Posted by Cory Garone

1920px-U.S._Capitol_-_March_28,_2016_(25666928564)Bipartisan Legislation Introduced Regarding Technology Threats from China

 

The Vice Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Committee member Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) introduced bipartisan legislation to help combat tech-specific threats to national security posed by foreign actors like China and ensure U.S. technological supremacy by improving interagency coordination across the U.S. government.

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Topics: Internet Protocol Captioned Telephone Service, Warner-Rubio Bill, Office of Critical Technologies & Security, “10G” Broadband Initiative, FCC January Open Meeting Agenda, Anti-Spoofing Provisions of the RAY BAUM’S Act, Transitioning to CAF Phase II Auction Support, Elimination of Form 397, Vermont Petition to Investigate 911 Management

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