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Senate Judiciary Passes Earn It Act -- With Encryption Amendment

The Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously advanced the Earn It Act (S-3398) (see 2007010058) Thursday. A manager’s amendment from Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and another amendment from Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., passed.Subscribe to Read >>

Texas PUC to Resist Lifeline Provider Concerns at FCC

Texas' Public Utility Commission disagrees with Lifeline providers telling the FCC the PUC's Texas Low-Income Discount Administrator (LIDA) process is preventing reimbursement and hurting low-income consumers. Texas commissioners voted 3-0 at a Thursday meeting livestreamed from Austin to clear…Subscribe to Read >>

C-Band Appellant PSSI Fighting C-Band Appellant SES' Appeal

Despite a rift between two of the parties challenging the FCC's C-band order in federal court, PSSi's effort to get SES' appeal dismissed isn't expected to significantly affect the consolidated challenges to the order, we were told. A lawyer…Subscribe to Read >>

GSMA Sees AI Playing Big Role in Detecting, Mitigating 5G Cyberthreats

Threats to wireless security are “continuously evolving” and artificial intelligence will play a key role in protecting networks as 5G is deployed, said GSMA Chief Technology Officer Alex Sinclair at the association’s virtual China conference Thursday. Officials said it's…Subscribe to Read >>

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Today’s Featured Article

Supporters of Prison Phone Rates, Media Diversity Bills Get Momentum

The amplified national conversation about racism after recent police-involved deaths of Black people is providing an open­ing to grow momentum on Capitol Hill for legislation to place new limits on prison phone charges and increase media ownership diversity, lawmakers…Read More >>

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