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D.C. Circuit Upholds "Light Touch" Federal Regulation Of Broadband ISPs, But Opens The Door To Differing State-Level Laws
On October 1, 2019, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ("D.C. Circuit") largely upheld the "light-touch" approach to net neutrality regulation
United States
21 Oct 2019
Red Notice Newsletter - August 2019
On August 29, 2019, The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) instituted cease-and-desist proceedings against California based Juniper Networks, Inc.
United States
11 Sep 2019
Agencies Release Interim Final Rule Implementing First Phase of 2019 NDAA Section 889
On August 7, the DOD, GSA, and NASA released a prepublication version of an Interim Final Rule implementing paragraph (a)(1)(A) of § 889 of the 2019 NDAA.
United States
13 Aug 2019
Agencies Call For Comments On NDAA 2019 Section 889
The Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
United States
6 Jun 2019
5G And The Future Of Entertainment
The technology on everyone's mind at this year's CES was 5G. So named because it is the fifth-generation wireless networking technology,
United States
5 Feb 2019
Ninth Circuit Determines That Absence Of Federal Guidance Is No Bar To ADA Claims Challenging Websites And Mobile Apps
The 9th Circuit held that, because a website and mobile app were auxiliary services of a place of public accommodation, they were required to be ADA-compliant.
United States
30 Jan 2019
FCC Approves Order Addressing Reassigned Number Database And Accompanying Safe Harbor
Companies across industries have been facing TCPA litigation based upon calls and text messages to reassigned telephone numbers.
United States
18 Dec 2018
Retail Industry Leaders Association Urges The FCC To Address Key TCPA Issues
On October 24, 2018, the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) filed comments1 (please click here to view) with the Federal Communications Commission (the "Commission").
United States
7 Nov 2018
What's New In Washington - September 2018
Following a truncated August recess, the House and the Senate returned to Washington after Labor Day with a full plate of legislative items to address prior to the end of the fiscal year on September 30.
United States
5 Oct 2018
Ninth Circuit Creates Split Of Authority As To TCPA's Scope
Parting company with the 3rd Circuit, the 9th Circuit has ruled that equipment that can automatically dial stored numbers may qualify as an ATDS under the TCPA.
United States
28 Sep 2018
Bargained-For Consent: An Increasingly Viable Defense To TCPA Claims
Relying on black letter contract law, two federal courts within the 11th Circuit recently held that Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) plaintiffs cannot unilaterally revoke their consents to be contacted where such consents were obtained as a part of a bargained-for contract.
United States
9 Sep 2018
ACA International V. F.C.C., Et Al.
The D.C. Circuit reviewed a 2015 FCC order that interpreted the TCPA's prohibition against using automated dialing devices to make unsolicited calls to cellular telephones.
United States
22 Mar 2018
Overview Of California's Final Autonomous Vehicle Testing And Deployment Regulations – Fully Driverless Vehicles Permitted
California's new regulations lay out the requirements for manufacturers to obtain permits to test and deploy autonomous-vehicles on public roads.
United States
16 Mar 2018
Defeating Class Certification In TCPA Cases
In 1991, Congress enacted the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) to ban certain types unsolicited phone calls, text messages, and faxes.
United States
23 Feb 2018
What's New In Washington: 10 Things You Need To Know - April 13 Edition
Congress entered into its spring recess on April 7 having delivered regulatory reforms to President Trump's desk. In the first 75 days of the Trump administration, legislators approved 13 Congressional Review Act resolutions, with President Trump signing 11 thus far.
United States
19 Apr 2017
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