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FCC commissioners approved 5-0 an NPRM Thursday that proposes barring test labs from entities on the agency’s “covered list” of unsecure companies from participating in the equipment authorization process. In addition, the FCC clamped down on political robocall violations. Chairwoman Jessica Rosenworcel, working with Commissioner Brendan Carr, proposed the lab rules (see 2405020071).Read More >>

The FCC’s updated data breach notification rule, adopted Dec. 13, released Dec. 21 and published in the Federal Register Feb. 12, is a “brazen effort to claim regulatory authority” that Congress declined to confer under the Communications Act, but also “specifically rejected” under the Congressional Review Act (CRA), said the consolidated opening brief Wednesday in the 6th U.S. Circuit Appeals Court of five petitioners that seek to invalidate the rule (see 2402210026).Read More >>

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