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The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, August 1, 2019

Posted by Cory Garone

house and senate bldgsSenate Bill Would Give the FTC Jurisdiction Over Telecom Companies

Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) introduced the Protection from Robocalling Act to combat the dramatic increase in illegal robocalls. The bill amends the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Act by removing in its entirety (i.e., not merely for purposes of regulating robocalling activity) the provision that exempts common carriers regulated by the FCC from the FTC’s jurisdiction. 

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Topics: FTC, US Senate, CRTC, IIA, Protection from Robocalling Act, ISP Code of Conduct, Internet Innovation Alliance

The Regulatory Mix - Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Posted by Amy Gross

FCC front viewFCC Announces Tribal Workshop

The FCC announced it will hold a workshop on August 20-21 in Billings, Montana designed to provide information that will help Tribal Nations identify and evaluate opportunities to develop more robust broadband, telecommunications, and broadcast infrastructure and services in Tribal communities. It is also designed to provide information about the FCC and how it conducts its regulatory responsibilities, and to encourage Tribal participation in the regulatory process.

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Topics: US Senate, 2.5 GHz Band, FCC Tribal Workshop, Rural Digital Opportunity Fund, SMART Act, High Cost Fund, Social Media

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, August 21, 2017

Posted by Amy Gross

Today:  Pennsylvania Reminds Users Of New Dialing Plan in 717 Area Code, US Senate Bill Proposes Rural Broadband Grants, New Report Measures Willingness To Pay For Certain Broadband Speed Features

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Topics: rural broadband, US Senate, Pennsylvania Area Code, Connect Amercia Fund, data caps, technology policy institute

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, October 29, 2015

Posted by Amy Gross

The Regulatory Mix, TMI’s daily blog of regulatory activities, is a snapshot of PUC, FCC, legislative, and occasionally court issues that our regulatory monitoring team uncovers each day. Depending on their significance, some items may be the subject of a TMI Briefing.

 

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US Senate

The Senate Committee on the Judiciary has scheduled a hearing of the Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law entitled: “Data Brokers – Is Consumers’ Information Secure?” 

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Topics: The Regulatory Mix, USF, Kansas, US Senate, New Jersey, Consumer Privacy

The Regulatory Mix - Friday, September 11, 2015

Posted by Amy Gross

The Regulatory Mix, TMI’s daily blog of regulatory activities, is a snapshot of PUC, FCC, legislative, and occasionally court issues that our regulatory monitoring team uncovers each day. Depending on their significance, some items may be the subject of a TMI Regulatory Bulletin.

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Topics: FCC, The Regulatory Mix, Lifeline, US Senate, Privacy Act, Robocall

The Regulatory Mix - Monday, July 14, 2014

Posted by Amy Gross

The Regulatory Mix, TMI’s daily blog of regulatory activities, is a snapshot of PUC, FCC, legislative, and occasionally court, issues that our regulatory monitoring team uncovers each day. Depending on their significance, some items may be the subject of a TMI Regulatory Bulletin.

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Topics: FCC, Inmate Calling Services, The Regulatory Mix, Connect America Fund, District of Columbia, US Senate, copper infrastructure, Missouri, regulatory fees

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Posted by Amy Gross

The Regulatory Mix, TMI’s daily blog of regulatory activities, is a snapshot of PUC, FCC, legislative, and occasionally court, issues that our regulatory monitoring team uncovers each day. Depending on their significance, some items may be the subject of a TMI Regulatory Bulletin.

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Topics: preserving public safety and network reliability, FCC, The Regulatory Mix, IP Transition, US Senate

The Regulatory Mix - Thursday, April 10, 2014

Posted by Amy Gross

The Regulatory Mix, TMI’s daily blog of regulatory activities, is a snapshot of PUC, FCC, legislative, and occasionally court, issues that our regulatory monitoring team uncovers each day. Depending on their significance, some items may be the subject of a TMI Regulatory Bulletin.

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Topics: FCC, The Regulatory Mix, USF, Michigan, USAC, US Senate, IP Interconnection

Rural Call Completion Bill Introduced In Senate

Posted by Amy Gross

As reported previously, See the Regulatory Mix dated March 18, 2014, South Dakota Senator Tim Johnson introduced legislation intended to build upon the FCC’s rural call completion rules.

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Topics: rural call completion, US Senate

The Regulatory Mix - Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Posted by Amy Gross

The Regulatory Mix, TMI’s daily blog of regulatory activities, is a snapshot of PUC, FCC, legislative, and occasionally court, issues that our regulatory monitoring team uncovers each day. Depending on their significance, some items may be the subject of a TMI Regulatory Bulletin.

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Topics: The Regulatory Mix, rural call completion, US Senate, NTIA

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