Comments Sought of FCC Privacy Regime

On Friday, the Federal Register published the FCC’s January 17th Public Notice of the fact that eleven Petitions for Reconsideration were filed in the Broadband Privacy proceeding (WC Docket No. 16-106).  The Petitions challenge various aspects of the FCC’s new ISP privacy regime, and were filed by ISP and cable trade groups as well as… Continue Reading View Full Post
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Podcast: Wireless Legislation On the Way?

In the current divisive political climate, there’s one thing pretty much everyone can agree on – broadband infrastructure deployment is and should remain a high priority for legislators and regulators. In this special edition episode, we welcome our inaugural guest, Jared Weaver, a telecom lobbyist and government affairs expert with the Alpine Group.  View Full Post
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A Loss for Sutton United but a Win for 3G Pitches (and Arsenal)

By | Sports Shorts | February 21, 2017
Sutton United’s 2-0 loss to Arsenal saw the end of a glorious FA Cup run for the non-league side after wins over the Championship’s Leeds United and League One’s AFC Wimbledon in previous rounds. Despite their loss there still remains a non-league side in the FA Cup in the form of Lincoln City who must now travel to the Emirates Stadium to play Arsenal for a place in the semi-finals. View Full Post
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So What’s in the “Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017”?

So What’s in the “Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017”? On Feb. 9, the Chair of the House Judiciary Committee introduced a bill titled the “Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017” (FCALA) (H.R. 985).  Although the FCALA has a worthy goal and several provisions that build on existing, successful class action reforms, it may have too many “poison pills” to pass the Senate, as did its predecessor bill of the same title introduced in 2015 (H.R. View Full Post
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Squeezing the Supply Chain: Premium Publishers Align with Advertisers in Fight to Clean Up Murky Digital Media Ecosystem

Advertisers aren’t alone in their quest to clean up the digital media ecosystem—this, according to an open letter penned by Digital Content Next (DCN) CEO Jason Kint. Kint’s letter was in response to P&G Chief Brand Officer Marc Pritchard’s IAB speech last month, where Pritchard drew a line in the sand regarding the quality and transparency P&G will demand from its digital media buying agencies. View Full Post
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Polish DPA Releases Data Privacy Inspection Plans – Targets Health, Shopping

Polish DPA Releases Data Privacy Inspection Plans – Targets Health, Shopping shutterstock_283429205-150x100The Polish Data Protection Authority (GIODO) has just released its inspection plans for 2017. This year, the GIODO has decided to target its review of compliance with data protection laws on the health services and consumer sectors, with particular attention to certain profiling activities taking place in stores and shopping malls. View Full Post
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Lift the Weight – a Positive Approach to Tackling Mental Health Problems in Rugby

By | Sports Shorts | February 21, 2017
Lift the Weight – a Positive Approach to Tackling Mental Health Problems in Rugby Three-Rugby-Players-Holding-BallOn Sunday 19 February 2017, the Rugby Players’ Association (RPA) launched ‘Lift the Weight’, its online hub and campaign, that ‘aims to help remove the stigma surrounding mental health issues and offer the necessary tools and support to enable our members to enjoy a healthy and fulfilling life, both on the field and off it.’. View Full Post
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