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BYOB: Be Your Own Broadcaster (and Studio) –What to watch out for in content creation and distribution

2017 is starting to look like the year of DIY content creation and distribution. Companies are becoming their own studios and broadcasters at a seemingly record pace. If your organization doesn’t already have its own channel or stream, there’s a good chance someone is at least considering making it happen. We work hand in hand … Continue Reading

Litigation, Litigation, Go Away, Come Again Another Day: TCPA Lawsuit Stayed Pending FCC’s Resolution of Issues

Last week, a Seattle federal court granted the ridesharing company Lyft’s motion to stay a TCPA class action lawsuit brought against it pending resolution of two recent petitions for declaratory rulings currently before the FCC. The court noted that a ruling in the FCC petitions may resolve the issues in the case and ordered the … Continue Reading

FCC Seeks Public Comment on Mobile Carrier Privacy Policies Following Data Collection Controversy

In re-launching the inquiry into carriers' data privacy and security practices, the FCC argues that not informing customers about the software or its data practices may have violated the carriers' responsibility pursuant to Section 222 of the Communications Act of 1934 to protect customer data "that is made available to a carrier solely by virtue of the carrier-customer relationship." The law allows such data to be used only in "limited circumstances," a term which is not defined in Section 222. It appears that one of the goals of the renewed inquiry is for the FCC to define the scope of the "limited circumstances." … Continue Reading
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