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The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

us-capitol-building-and-congressUS Senate Passes TRACED Act

In response to the Senate’s passage of the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act, which targets illegal robocalls. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr each issued statements of support. 

Chairman Pai released a statement saying, in part: “I commend the U.S. Senate for passing the TRACED Act and Senators Thune and Markey for leading this bipartisan effort. The TRACED Act would help strengthen the FCC’s ability to combat illegal robocalls, and we would welcome these additional tools to fight this scourge.

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Topics: Robocall, Connect America Fund Phase II, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai, TRACED Act, FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr, FCC CAF II Awards

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, January 18, 2019

Posted by Cory Garone

www.inteserra.comhs-fshubfsinteserra-regulatory mixcourt columnsCourt Denies Motion to Delay Oral Arguments in Net Neutrality Challenge

The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has denied the FCC’s motion to postpone oral arguments in the challenge to the agency’s Restoring Internet Freedom (RIF) order.  In a previous filing the FCC cited that the lapse in its funding as well as the Department of Justice were the reasons why the arguments should be postponed.  The Court stated that oral argument is still scheduled for February 1, 2019.  The Court’s website states that oral arguments on the calendar for the month of January and February will go on as scheduled in spite of the government shutdown. 

 

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Topics: Net Neutrality, Robocall, US Court of Appeals, TRACED Act, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, American Data Dissemination Act, ADD Act, Privacy Act of 1974, Senator Edward Markey, Senator John Thune, Senator Marco Rubio

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, November 19, 2018

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  US Senate TRACED Act on Illegal Robocall Scams, NTIA Broadband Workshop, NTIA Privacy Comments 

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Topics: US Senator Ed Markey, TRACED Act, Robocall Scams, NTIA Broadband Workshop, NTIA Privacy Comments, US Senator John Thune

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