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Federal Communications Commission Grants Waiver of TCPA Fax Opt-Out Notice Requirements to 24 Petitioners
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) granted relief today to 24 petitioners regarding certain Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) rules applicable to fax advertisements.
The Federal Communications Commission announced Friday a proposed fine of $10 million against two telecom carriers for the alleged failure to protect the sensitive personal information of up to 305,000 of their Lifeline customers.
On October 24, 2014, the Federal Communication Commission (“FCC”) took a big step into the cybersecurity regulatory space when it announced its intent to assess a $10 million fine against two telecoms, TerraCom and YourTel America (“Companies”), for failing to protect the privacy of personal information the Companies collected from consumers.
On October 20, 2014, the FCC’s Consumer Advisory Committee (“CAC”) called upon the FCC to develop and implement a plan to ensure that USAC and Lifeline carriers recognize obligations to make accessible communications technology available to people with disabilities.
Data security seems to make headlines nearly every week, but last Friday, a new player entered the ring. The Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) took its first foray into the regulation of data security, an area that has been dominated by the Federal Trade Commission.
Last Friday, the FCC released a Notice of Apparent Liability for Forfeiture (“Notice”) ordering TerraCom, Inc. and YourTel America, Inc. to pay a $10 million forfeiture for the companies’ failure to reasonably secure electronic customer information.
Yesterday, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed a complaint against AT&T alleging that the company misled consumers by limiting its “unlimited” data plan for mobile customers.
Last Friday, the FCC announced that it intends to fine two telecommunications carriers — TerraCom, Inc., and YourTel America, Inc. — a total of $10 million for failing to protect certain customer data.
The small UAS rules are coming. When they are finalized, there will be a regularized process that will be open to all types of businesses.