Monthly Archives: January, 2020

FCC Proposes Massive Fine for Robocall Rampage

The Federal Communications Commission proposed a $12.9 million fine against a Utah man for an inflammatory multi-state robocall campaign. The campaign...

Facebook Settles Facial Recognition Suit For $550 Million

Facebook settled a class action lawsuit for $550 million, according to a website hosted by one of the plaintiff’s law firms involved...

FAA Proposes Drone ID Rules

The Federal Aviation Administration proposed a rule that would require the “remote identification of unmanned aircraft systems.” The identification of drones in...

DOJ Takes Action Against Robocall Firms

Earlier this week, the Department of Justice filed for temporary restraining orders and injunctions in two different cases against multiple telecom companies...

States Sue Government Over Allowing 3D Printed Gun Files’ Online Distribution

21 states, led by Washington, have filed suit against the State Department to block new rules allowing the release of blueprint files...

States Sue to Ratify Equal Rights Amendment

Three states have sued David S. Ferriero, in his official capacity as Archivist of the United States, to compel him to publish...

LinkedIn Data Scraping Case Could Head to SCOTUS

Last week, Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan granted an extension to LinkedIn to file a writ of certiorari, indicating that the high...

U.S. Reacts to U.K.’s 5G Defiance

The U.K. is giving Huawei a limited role in its 5G networks. Huawei, the world’s largest telecommunications equipment manufacturer, will provide non-core...