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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.

Internet Freedom Restored as FCC Revives Net Neutrality Protections

As expected, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission has moved forward to restore its rules intended to provide a national standard for broadband reliability, security, and consumer protection.

Wireless Carriers Learn Costly Lesson in Customer Data Protection Compliance

The FCC has issued fines of nearly $200 million against four major wireless carriers for illegally sharing access to customers’ location information without consent.

FCC Crackdown: Huawei and ZTE Face Ban on Certifying U.S. Wireless Gear

The FCC has proposed changes to its rule for certifying telecommunications equipment that would end testing lab certification for certain entities that pose a potential threat to U.S. national security.

Consumer Broadband Label Requirement Now in Effect

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC’s) rules requiring broadband service providers to display consumer-friendly labels are now in effect.
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FCC to Vote on Restoring Net Neutrality

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is expected to vote this month on a proposal to restore rules intended to provide a national standard for broadband reliability, security, and consumer protection.

FCC Calls on Online Retailers to Cease Selling Non-Secured IoT Devices

The FCC has warned several online retailers to stop the unlawful sale of non-secured IoT devices, such as video doorbells, that are not compliant with FCC equipment authorization requirements.

FCC Implements Voluntary Cyber Labeling Program for Smart Products

The FCC has approved the creation of a voluntary labeling program for connected smart devices that meet rigorous cybersecurity requirements.

FCC Investigates Amazon, Others for Marketing Wireless Signal Jammers

The FCC is reportedly investigating Amazon and a number of other online retailers and drone technology companies for their alleged sale of illegal radio frequency devices.

From Our “You Can’t Make This Stuff Up” Department: U.S. FCC Wins an Emmy?

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has reportedly been awarded a coveted Emmy® Award from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.
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