News of the Week; January 27, 2021

COMMUNICATIONS Report calls for powerful new federal body to regulate social media  Telecoms Paused PAC Spending To Insurrectionists, But Their Umbrella Lobbying Orgs Didn’t Democrat Jessica Rosenworcel replaces Ajit Pai, is now acting FCC chairwoman Rosenworcel Announces Staff Appointments New Interim FCC Boss Jessica Rosenworcel Will Likely Restore Net Neutrality, Just Not Yet SpaceX adds… Read More

Welcome to the fifth cohort of Communications Law 2.0 @ Allard; or are you the first cohort of Communications Law 3.0?

The world is changing. As some of my kids would say: “It’s a mood”. Was trying to remember when I first did legal work on a media file. It probably was 39 years ago. Change, rapidly accelerating change (or the invocation, true or not, of rapidly accelerating change) has always been part of the landscape…. Read More

News of the Week; January 6, 2021

COMMUNICATIONS Broadband Infrastructure Companies Ripe for M&A, Experts Say Pudding-Brained 5G Conspiracies Somehow Get Even Dumber  FCC Issues Ruling Limiting Call Volumes Permitted Under TCPA Exemptions FCC issues voluntary caller id authentication best practices for Voice service providers FCC Takes A Break From Not Caring About Consumers To Hassle Some Landlords Over Pirate Radio ViaSat… Read More

News of the Week; December 30, 2020

COMMUNICATIONS FCC Seeks Input on FM Booster “Zonecasting” Proposal  FCC Threatens Large Fines Against Landlords Who Allow Pirate Radio Broadcasts on Their Property  Congress Appropriates $7 Billion to Fund Broadband Initiatives Impact of Section 889’s Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Equipment Prohibitions on Federal Grant and Loan Recipients Verizon’s Latest 5G Innovation: A 5G ‘DSS’ Network… Read More