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Topic: Communications Act

House Lawmakers Launch Process to Update Aging Communications Laws

Goal is to reform law in 2015

Two House Republicans announced an ambitious initiative to rewrite and update the decades-old communications laws that have been overwhelmed by new technologies and new media. In a Google Hangout Tuesday afternoon,…

FCC Opens Inquiry Into BART Mobile Shutdown

Commission's authority in free speech case is unclear

The Federal Communications Commission officially stepped into the debate over the right of government authorities to shut down mobile services in the interest of public safety. The FCC's notice of…

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