The vast majority of Terms of Service (TOS) on websites are unenforceable. Companies spend a great deal of time and money in crafting what they believe to be appropriate website specific TOS which they hope will provide them with the various protections, safe harbors and advantages needed in dealing with the public or in transacting business.
We’ve written repeatedly about net neutrality. The debate is very theoretical. So let’s tackle a concrete issue.
The FCC’s rules contemplated waivers extending, at most, for two years. Those two years are just about up.
Low-profile Inspector General Report includes recommendation with potentially serious budgetary repercussions.
New York Court Finds Public Performance Right in Pre-1972 Sound Recordings – How Will This Affect Businesses That Use Music?
On Friday, the US District Court in the Southern District of NY found that there is a public performance right in pre-1972 sound recordings in that state, following two decisions from California finding a similar right under California law (though on different grounds).
The FCC was set to release today hundreds of thousands of pages of highly confidential documents — including unredacted programming distribution agreement materials and negotiating strategy documents — for inspection by third parties as part of the Commission’s review of the Comcast-Time Warner Cable and AT&T-DIRECTV mergers.
Technology Neutrality in Internet, Telecoms and European Data Protection Regulation: What It All Means
Technology neutrality is one of the key principles of the European regulatory framework for electronic communications.
As we reported just about a year ago, the FCC adopted a number of rules to address the problem of rural call completion or, more accurately, rural call non-completion.
The United States Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit recently ruled in Palm Beach Golf Center-Boca, Inc. v. Sarris that a company that contracted with a third party advertising firm to send fax advertisements could be directly liable under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act for faxes sent by the third-party firm on the company’s behalf.
One of the challenges facing regulators around the world as they craft rules to govern the Internet of Things is that traditional industry silos that were the basis for past legislation may no longer apply.