Tag Archives: Wireless

House Approves Joint Resolution to Repeal the FCC’s Broadband Privacy Rules and FCC Announces Tentative Agenda for April Open Commission Meeting

Legislative Activity House Approves Joint Resolution to Repeal the FCC’s Broadband Privacy Rules, Sending the Measure to the President On March 28, the U.S. House of Representatives approved the Congressional Review Act (CRA) joint resolution (S.J. Res. 34) passed by the Senate last week to repeal the broadband privacy rules adopted by the Federal Communications … Continue Reading

FCC Announces Final Agenda for November Open Meeting

Legislative Activity Senate Sees Flurry of Proposed Spectrum Legislation Three spectrum-related bills or drafts thereof have been introduced in the Senate. First, on November 3, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) introduced S.2227, the Private Spectrum Relocation Funding Act of 2015. The bill would amend the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Organization Act, (NTIA Act), 47 U.S.C. … Continue Reading

FCC Addresses Petitions Related to Telephone Consumer Protection Act Rules

Legislative Activity DOTCOM Act Approved by House Commerce Committee On June 17, the House Energy and Commerce Committee approved H.R.805, the Domain Openness Through Continued Oversight Matters Act of 2015 (DOTCOM Act) by voice vote. The DOTCOM Act, previously discussed here, prohibits the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) from terminating its contract with the … Continue Reading

FCC Announces Agenda for September 30th Open Meeting

Legislative Activity House Passes Anti-Spoofing Act On September 9, the House of Representatives passed the Anti-Spoofing Act of 2014 (H.R.3670) to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to expand the prohibition on the provision of inaccurate caller identification (ID) information and spoofing to persons outside the U.S. if the recipient is within the U.S. Spoofing … Continue Reading

Do Not Track Kids Act Of 2013 Introduced

Legislative Activity Do Not Track Kids Act Of 2013 Introduced Last Thursday, November 14, the Do Not Track Kids Act of 2013 (S. 1700 and H.R. 3481) was introduced in the Senate by Sen. Edward Markey (D-MA) and Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL), and in the House by Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) and Rep. Bobby Rush … Continue Reading
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