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Gauntlet Thrown : DOJ Sues California Hours After Governor Signs The Nation's Toughest Net Neutrality Rules Into Law
As we previously reported, California legislature approved one of the nation's toughest net neutrality laws - California Internet Consumer Protection and Net Neutrality Act of 2018, known as SB 822.
United States
8 Oct 2018
NDAA Includes Prohibitions On Certain Telecom, Video Surveillance Equipment
Congress yesterday passed the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which includes a section on prohibitions ofcertain telecommunications and video surveillance equipment (Sec. 889).
United States
8 Aug 2018
Cable Price Survey Launched As FCC Gears Up For Inaugural Communications Marketplace Report
The FCC's Media Bureau has adopted an Order initiating an industry survey on cable prices. Survey feedback will feature in the first installment of the Communications Marketplace Report...
United States
6 Aug 2018
Supreme Court Remands Berkeley Cell Phone Case To Ninth Circuit
The Supreme Court has vacated the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit's decision upholding a Berkeley, California ordinance requiring cell phone retailers to warn customers ...
United States
17 Jul 2018
Are Call Blocking Tools Working? The FCC Seeks Input On The Progress Of Robocalling Initiatives
The Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau of the FCC is seeking input on the progress of robocalling initiatives from the government, industry and consumers for a staff report that it plans to prepare in conjunction with the FTC's Bureau of Consumer Protection.
United States
27 Jun 2018
Marty Stern & Artin Betpera In Radio Ink: Is Your Texting Promotion Legal?
A federal court in Louisiana ruled that Marketron Broadcast Solutions did not violate the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) by texting a radio listener about an upcoming concert.
United States
18 May 2018
Unclear Billing Charges Violate FCC Truth-In-Billing Rules And The Act
The FCC has issued a Declaratory Ruling in response to a petition filed by parties involved in litigation over a billing dispute, declaring that unclear billing information violates the FCC's Truth-in-Billing rules ...
United States
19 Mar 2018
Rebecca Jacobs Goldman Discusses FCC's Blue Alert With Radio Ink
Broadcasters and radio listeners have become familiar with Amber Alerts, which warn the public that a child is missing and presumed to be in danger, and Silver Alerts ...
United States
28 Dec 2017
John Garziglia Examines Fractional Music Licensing Issue & Its Impact On Broadcasters In Radio Ink Article
On December 19, BMI, one of the nation's two major performance rights organizations, won a 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals ruling upholding BMI's right to offer fractional licensing of music.
United States
28 Dec 2017
Marty Stern Talks TCPA With Radio World, Advises Caution For Radio Stations Conducting Texting Campaigns
Providing local news and community information always has been strengths of the radio industry. Now, stations are supplementing these services with texting campaigns, reaching out directly to listeners...
United States
27 Nov 2017
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