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California Passes Law to Protect Children's Data Online [telecom]
Wednesday, September 21, 2022 California Governor Gavin Newsom signed the California Age-Appropriate Design Code Act (the Act) into law last week. This new law will require those online service...
 
FCC Supplements List of Equipment and Services Deemed a Threat to National Security [telecom]
Thursday, September 22, 2022 The Secure and Trusted Communications Networks Act requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to publish and maintain a list of communications equipment and...
 
[telecom] ISP and CDN Peering
is an interesting article on ISP and CDN peering. It is similar to reciprocal compensation between telecom carriers where one pays another for the "last mile" delivery of a call. Reciprocal...
 
[telecom] Suffolk CO. (NYC suburb) "911" system crippled by cyber attack
Attack affects other gov't functions, too By Pei-Sze Cheng [wnbc news] Suffolk County Asks NYPD for Help After Hack Cripples 911 Call Center and Police HQ Ten days after a cyber attack hit Suffolk...
 
FCC Complaint: Local ISP Problems [telecom]
Ticket: # 733614 - Local ISP Problems Date: 1/1/2016 1:57:04 PM City/State/Zip: Murphysboro, Illinois 62966 Company Complaining About: Zitomedia...
 
Callcentric service still blocked [telecom]
It's been almost a month now, and my Callcentric service is still out. I've tried a few "VPN" providers, without success: ProtonVPN, and "Perfect Privacy," among others. None of them have worked, and...
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T-Mobile data breach settlement could be second largest in US history [telecom]
In another breach settlement, global telecom company T-Mobile has agreed to pay $350 million to settle a lawsuit resulting from a 2021 cyberattack that potentially exposed the data of nearly 80...
 
Four Reasons Why Telecoms Providers Must Improve Cybersecurity Measures [telecom]
by Edwin Bentley The telecoms industry is not immune to cyber security breaches. It is more susceptible than ever. A dependence on telecommunications products and services due to remote working during...
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n shouldn't underestimate Comcast's 5G moves [telecom]
By Sue Marek Verizon probably wasn't caught off guard by Comcast's announcement that it was evolving its mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) strategy to include its own 5G network infrastructure,...
 
FTSA Dismissal Decisions Update: One Win, One New Loss [telecom]
by Daniel S. Blynn Last week, courts issued two new Florida Telephone Solicitation Act (FTSA) decisions. We've been covering the sprawl of FTSA cases filed since the statute was amended to allow for a...
 
911 Network Reliability Deadline Approaching [telecom]
By Wesley K. Wright and Liam Fulling Earlier this month, the FCC announced that its 2022 911 Reliability Certification System is now open for Covered 911 Service Providers to file annual reliability...
 
CA: (Opinion) Issues with cell and internet providers [telecom]"
Letters-to-the-editor By Bob Smith, Carpinteria We Carpinterians seem to be very engaged with Measure T on the upcoming November ballot, not to minimize the significance of this issue, the Surfliner...
 
Verizon class action alleges company engages in deceptive bait-and-switch plan rate scheme [telecom]
By Jessy Edwards Verizon Wireless advertises a flat-rate monthly plan but deceives customers by then jacking up that rate with hidden “administrative charges” at the end of the month, a new class...
 
A Guide for Policy Makers: On Reducing Road Fatalities [telecom]
Every day, road traffic accidents claim more than 3,400 lives worldwide, with a total of 1.25 million deaths annually. The highest majority of victims are young people aged between 15 and 29 years old...
 
Cops Wanted to Keep Mass Surveillance App Secret; Privacy Advocates Refused [telecom]
Much is known about how the federal government leverages location data by serving warrants to major tech companies like Google or Facebook to investigate crime in America. However, much less is known...