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FCC Chair Proposes Mobile Phone Unlocking Requirement

The Chair of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has proposed new rules that would require mobile service providers to unlock consumer mobile phones within 60 days of their activation.

FCC to End High Phone/Video Call Rates for the Incarcerated

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will also consider adopting rules that would end exorbitant charges for phone and video calls made by incarcerated people in correctional facilities throughout the U.S.

Wireless Company Agrees to $1 Million Penalty for 911 Outages

Verizon Wireless has agreed to pay a $1 million penalty in connection with an investigation into the company’s role in a series of 911 system outages in December 2022.

FCC Proposes Stiff Penalty for Modification of a Previously Authorized Product

The FCC has proposed a monetary penalty against one of the largest providers of computers and computer-related products for marketing devices that operated outside of their FCC-authorized power limits.

FCC Tackles Router Vulnerabilities with New Cybersecurity Push

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission has proposed new rules intended to improve internet router security against cyberattacks.
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FCC Seeks Input on Geomagnetic Storm Threats to U.S. Communications Systems

The Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau of the FCC is seeking comments on the threats to the nation’s communications systems directly attributable to severe geomagnetic storms.

FCC Targets $2M Fine for Bogus Robocall Caller IDs

The FCC has proposed a major enforcement action against one of the companies that transmitted illegal robocalls in advance of New Hampshire’s 2024 Democratic Presidential Primary in January.

FCC Pushes Ahead with Ban on Certain TCB Certifications

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is moving forward with plans to ban the certification of testing laboratories that pose a potential threat to U.S. national security.

Illegal Robocall Campaign Targeted NH Voters with Deceptive Tactics

The FCC has proposed a $6 million fine in connection with an AI-generated robocall campaign targeting New Hampshire voters just ahead of that state’s Democratic Presidential Primary Election in January.

Robocall Ringleaders Get FCC’s First “Consumer Threat” Label

In a first for the agency, the Enforcement Bureau of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has officially classified a group of robocall companies as a threat to the security of consumer information.
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