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The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

Rosenworcel photo casual podcastFCC’s Rosenworcel Releases New Podcast

FCC Commissioner Rosenworcel announced the release of a special episode of her podcast, Broadband Conversations.  The episode was recorded in front of a live audience and features Congresswoman Sharice Davids and Congresswoman Abby Finkenauer. Both women serve on the Small Business Committee and both have also made history; Davids is the first openly LGBTQ Kansan elected to Congress and one of the first female Native Americans elected to Congress in our nation’s history.

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Topics: multichannel video programming distributors, FCC 911 Reliability Certification System, MVPD, FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, Broadband Conversations Podcast, FCC Form 396-C, Covered 911 Service Providers

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, July 8, 2019

Posted by Cory Garone

Pai SpeaksFCC Chairman Proposes New Rules Aimed to Ban Spoofed Texts and Foreign Robocalls

The FCC announced that Chairman Pai has proposed adoption of new rules banning malicious caller ID spoofing of text messages and international calls.  The Commission will vote on these new rules at its August 1, 2019 meeting.

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Topics: robocalls, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, Broadband Conversations Podcast, Spoofed Texts, The Truth in Caller ID Act, Broadband Access in Multi-Tenant Environments

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

house and senate bldgsU.S. Congress Legislation to Protect Health Data

In a recent press release, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) announced that they introduced new legislation to protect consumers’ private health data. “While recent reports have highlighted how home DNA testing kits and health data tracking apps have given companies access to unprecedented levels of consumer health data, current law does not adequately address the emerging privacy concerns presented by these new technologies.” 

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Topics: FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, Massachusetts Attorney General Healey, The Protect Personal Health Data Act, Broadband Conversations Podcast

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

rosenworcel-bio-page-09122018Rosenworcel Broadband Conversations Podcast

FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel announced the release of her latest episode of Broadband Conversations—the podcast where she talks to leading women in technology, innovation, and media sectors about what’s on their minds, what they are working on, and what they hope for the future of digital life.  The most recent episode features a conversation with Sarah McBride, an activist, author, and one of the most visible voices for trans equality.

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Topics: Broadband Conversation Podcasts, FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, FCC Auction 101

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, May 23, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

FCC meeting room-1FCC June Open Meeting Tentative Agenda

The FCC announced the tentative Agenda for its June 6, 2019, Open Meeting.  The following three items are on the tentative agenda:

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Topics: Leased Commercial Access, FCC June Open Meeting, Rural Health Care Funding, Broadband Conversation Podcasts, FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, Call-Blocking Rules, Rules to Promote Aviation Safety

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, May 3, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

rosenworcel-bio-page-09122018FCC’s Rosenworcel Seeks Update on Sale of Location Data

FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel announced she has sent letters to major phone companies to confirm whether they have lived up to their commitments to end location aggregation services. She also has asked phone companies to explain what steps they are taking to safeguard location data that previously was sold to third parties.  Read More
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Topics: FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, 2019 Broadband Deployment Report, Location Data, Broadband Deployment in Indian Country

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

rosenworcel-bio-page-09122018Rosenworcel Releases New Podcast with Former 911 Operator

FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel announced the release of her latest Broadband Conversations podcast with her with her guest, Congresswoman Norma Torres—the only 911 operator serving in Congress. Congresswoman Torres spent 17 years as a 911 operator for the Los Angeles Police Department.  Rosenworcel said: “Before a whistle on a fire station blows, an ambulance races, or an air horn blares, it is a 911 professional who takes in a call and sets emergency response in motion.

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Topics: USAC, E-rate Program, USF Funds, FCC Broadband Conversations Podcast, FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, Lifeline Fraud, FCC Office of the Inspector General, 911 Operators

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, March 7, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

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. 

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Topics: Net Neutrality, USF, USAC, US House Energy and Commerce Committee Hearings, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks, Save the Iternet Act, House Communications and Technology Subcommittee, FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly, Use of E-Rate Funds, Legislating to Safeguard the Free & Open Internet

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, March 1, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

rosenworcel-bio-page-09122018FCC Commissioner Rosenworcel's Podcast for Women’s History Month

FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel  announced the latest episode of her podcast Broadband Conversations, dedicated to amplifying the voices of women across technology, innovation and media.  Cecilia Munoz, currently Vice President of Public Interest Technology and Local Initiatives at New America joined the Commissioner for this very special conversation.  Read More
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Topics: CRTC, Canadian Radio-television and Telecom Commission, FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, FTC Data Security and Consumer Privacy Hearings

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, February 7, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

NECA logoNECA 's Proposed  2019 Modification of Average Schedule Formulas

The FCC’s Wireline Competition Bureau is seeking comment on the National Exchange Carrier Association, Inc.’s (NECA) proposed modification of average schedule formulas.  NECA proposes to revise the formulas for average schedule interstate settlement disbursements in connection with the provision of interstate access services for the period beginning July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2020. 

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Topics: NECA, NECA Average Schedule, USDA, FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, Average Schedule Formulas, Department of Agriculture, e-Connectivity Toolkit, Security Risks to Emerging 5G Networks, e-Connectivity Resource Guide

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