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Pai's FCC Media Modernization Not Running Out of Steam

Almost two years after Chairman Ajit Pai announced the media modernization effort, many items taken up under that umbrella have had a small scope, an uncontentious docket, and sometimes don’t even draw formal responses from the opposing party…Subscribe to Read >>

MF-II Demise Disappoints States That Paid to Challenge Maps

States that spent time and money challenging carrier coverage maps submitted for Mobility Fund Phase II are frustrated the FCC said Wednesday it will terminate it (see 1912040027). They asked in interviews last week what a $9…Subscribe to Read >>

Wicker Sees Senate Commerce STELA Deal Possible; Others Eye Alternatives

Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Roger Wicker, R-Miss., isn't foreclosing the possibility of a deal to advance Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act reauthorization legislation out of the committee at a coming markup session. Other Senate Commerce members told us…Subscribe to Read >>

Businesses Urge Flexible CCPA Enforcement in California AG Rulemaking

Tech companies and advertisers made a last stand, raising concerns about the California Consumer Privacy Act before it takes effect Jan. 1. Comments were due Friday on implementing rules Attorney General Xavier Becerra (D) proposed in October and that…Subscribe to Read >>

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FTC Removed Facebook’s Pre-Cambridge Analytica Privacy Auditor

The FTC “effectively removed” Facebook’s independent privacy assessor, Chairman Joe Simons wrote a legislator in a letter we obtained.Read More >>

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