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The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Posted by Cory Garone

FTC-2FTC CAN-SPAM Rule

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced today that it has completed its first review of the CAN-SPAM Rule, which establishes requirements for commercial e-mail messages and gives recipients the right to opt out of receiving them.  The FTC voted to keep the Rule with no changes.  The Rule requires that a commercial e-mail contain accurate header and subject lines, identify itself as an advertisement, include a valid physical address, and offer recipients a way to opt out of future messages. 

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Topics: FTC, CAN-SPAM Rule, DOJ, Free Internet, Federal Trade Commission, Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim, Department of Justice

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, January 25, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

Energy and Commerce Committee logoCongress Questions FCC About Small Cell Appeals

Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Communications and Technology Subcommittee Chairman Mike Doyle (D-PA) sent a letter to FCC Chairman Ajit Pai today requesting information about what communications may have taken place between FCC and FCC licensees relating to legal challenges of the FCC’s small cell order (Order).

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Topics: FCC's Small Cell Order, U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee, 28GHz Band Auction, FCC Chairman Pai, Wireless Carrier Location Sharing Practices, FTC, FCC, Federal Trade Commission, Federal Communications Commission

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, October 29, 2018

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  FCC Announces Tentative Agenda For November Open Meeting, FTC Announces More Privacy and Data Security Hearings, White House Memo on Spectrum Strategy Released

 

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Topics: FCC Open Meeting for November, FTC Privacy and Data Security Hearings, FTC, Spectrum, White House Memo

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, October 26, 2018

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  FirstNet Announces More than 3,600 Public Safety Agencies Subscribed, FTC Announces PrivacyCon 2019 to Address Privacy and Data Security, and FTC EU-US Privacy Shield Settlement

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Topics: firstnet subscribers, PrivacyCon, FTC, EU-US Privacy Shield, Public Safety

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, October 18, 2018

Posted by Amy Gross

Today: FCC Names New NANPA and PA, FCC’s Pai on Broadband Investment, FTC Cybersecurity Campaign 

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Topics: Cybersecurity Campaign, FTC, FCC's Pai on Broadband Investment, Alaska Rural Health Care, North American Numbering Plan Administrator, NANPA, Somos, Pooling Administrator, NIST Cybersecurity Framework

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, October 4, 2018

Posted by Cory Garone

Today:  California Net Neutrality Law Receives More Court Challenges, Canada Solidifies Relationship with European Regulators,  Canada Partners with FTC on Unsolicited Calls 

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Topics: CRTC, BEREC, broadband development, Net Neutrality, FTC, Unsolicited Calls, automated dialing announcing device, ADAD, robocalls

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Posted by Amy Gross

Today: FCC Communications Status Report for Hurricane Florence, FCC Intermediate Provider Registry, FTC Returns more than $10 Million to NetSpend Customers 

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Topics: FTC, FCC Intermediate Provider Registry, Hurricane Florence, NetSpend Customers, prepaid card company

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:   FCC International Circuit Capacity Data, FCC Lifeline Eligibility Verifier Launched, FTC Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection 

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Topics: FTC, Consumer Protection, consumer protection enforcement law, FCC Lifeline Eligibility Verifier, ETCs, International Circuit Capacity Data, FCC International Bureau, Submarine Cable Circuit Capacity Reports

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Posted by Amy Gross

 Today: Net Neutrality Congressional Review Act, FCC Open Meeting for January, FTC Settles Landmark Online Privacy Case

 

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Topics: US Congress, Net Neutrality Congressional Review Act, FCC Open Meeting for January, CAF Phase II Auction, wireless emergency alerts, FCC Office of Economics and Analytics, FTC, Landmark Online Privacy Case

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Posted by Amy Gross

Today: FCC O'Reilly appointed to Federal-State Joint Boards,  FTC Settlement over data collected on Smart TVs, Inmate Calling Service (ICS)

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Topics: Commissioner Clyburn, inmate calling service, Commissioner O'Reilly, Federal-State Joint Boards, FTC, Data Collected on Smart TVs

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