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|Call Miss Utility - Call Who & Why?|
George M. Nicholos; Vandeventer Black LLP;
July 14, 2015, previously published on July 2015Prior to excavating on any construction site or most anywhere - Call Miss Utility first! We have heard the line and seen the words countless times, but what or who exactly is Miss Utility? And what is the big deal about giving her a call?
|Call (Un) Answered (the Second Ring): FCC Issues Sweeping Package of Declaratory Rulings on TCPA Petitions|
Thomas M. Byrne, Juan C. Garcia, Allegra J. Lawrence-Hardy, Phillip E. Stano, Rocco E. Testani; Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP;
July 14, 2015, previously published on July 13, 2015In some of its most comprehensive guidance published in years, resolving more than 20 petitions requesting clarification of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on July 10 published a 138-page Declaratory Ruling and Order. Given the opportunity...
|FCC Issues Its Widely Anticipated TCPA Order. Has the Call Been Answered?|
Sutherland Asbill Brennan LLP;
July 14, 2015, previously published on July 13, 2015On July 10, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) issued its 138-page Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) Order resolving more than 20 petitions for clarification. According to the FCC, the Order “will benefit consumers and good-faith callers alike by clarifying whether...
|Telecom Business Alert - KH, 3.65 GHz, Blanket Earth Station License, Incentive Bidding, Open Internet Exemption, Vol XII, Issue 26|
C. Douglas Jarrett, Gregory E. Kunkle, Thomas B. Magee, Tracy P. Marshall, Jack Richards; Keller and Heckman LLP;
July 2, 2015, previously published on June 29, 2015Last week, the Commission released a Public Notice providing a schedule of follow-up actions for the 3550-3700 MHz band (3.5 GHz Band) established in the 3.5 GHz Order. The Commission plans to release a Public Notice in the third quarter of 2015 seeking comments on protected contours for 3650-3700...
|Recognizable Faces Disappear from Facial Recognition Meetings|
Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky Popeo P.C.;
July 2, 2015, previously published on June 25, 2015Facing “industry stakeholders [that] were unable to agree on any concrete scenario” in which affirmative consent should be obtained from individuals before employing facial recognition technologies, nine consumer advocacy organizations made an about-face and withdrew from the...
|Regulatory Guidance For Safeguarding Personal Information|
Bradley J. Freedman; Borden Ladner Gervais LLP;
June 26, 2015, previously published on June 24, 2015On June 10, 2015, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada issued Interpretation Bulletin - Safeguards to provide non-binding guidance for compliance with statutory obligations to safeguard personal information. The guidance provided by the Interpretation Bulletin is timely in light of the...
|Bulk Metadata Surveillance and the PATRIOT Act|
Bose McKinney Evans LLP;
June 26, 2015, previously published on June 23, 2015In May, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals held in ACLU v. Clapper that the federal government exceeded the scope of its authority under the PATRIOT Act through its bulk collection of telephone metadata. This decision represents a significant development in national security law following the...
|Best Practices on Cybersecurity: Guidance for Energy Organizations from the Department of Justice|
William L. Roberts; Preti, Flaherty, Beliveau & Pachios, LLP;
June 25, 2015, previously published on June 16, 2015Protecting your business from cyber breaches can be a daunting task. This is especially so with limited budgets and personnel. Most know of the horror stories, some think "it will not happen to my company", "we’re too small to care about", "we’re not vital to...
|New Requirements of the Digital Privacy Act (Bill S-4)|
Éloïse Gratton; Borden Ladner Gervais LLP;
June 25, 2015, previously published on June 19, 2015Bill S-4, the Digital Privacy Act, the federal government’s latest attempt to reform PIPEDA was proclaimed on June 18, 2015. This Bill is now in effect except for the breach notification regulations which have not yet been released and therefore, the breach notification section will come into...
|Businesses Beware: FCC Adopts Significant TCPA Declaratory Ruling and Order|
Nathan A. Cardon, Tracy P. Marshall; Keller and Heckman LLP;
June 25, 2015, previously published on June 22, 2015At its Open Meeting on June 18, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or “Commission”) adopted a significant Declaratory Ruling and Order to clarify aspects of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), namely, the use of automatic dialing...