A Pennsylvania appeals court has upheld nearly $7 million in compensatory and punitive damages awarded to an insurance brokerage, B.G. Balmer & Co. Inc. Read more
The TCPA provides for statutory damages, generally from $500 to $1,500 for each violation, which are paid to the consumer. Read more
A new hurdle to Amtrak’s automated solution to prevent high-speed train derailments like the fatal accident in Philadelphia emerged at a Congressional hearing last month. The Federal Communi... Read more
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has reached a $25 million settlement with AT&T Services, Inc. that will resolve an investigation into consumer privacy violations at AT&T’... Read more
As we reported in the August issue, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed suit against T-Mobile making allegations related to cramming bogus charges on consumers’ cellphone bills. The FTC... Read more
While most all of us know the feeling of having our dinner interrupted by an unwanted call from a telemarketer, few folks know these calls can be illegal. Most folks are not aware that under... Read more
President Obama has selected Julius Ganchowski to serve as chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. He was Obama’s technology adviser and a former general counsel at the FCC. It ap... Read more
In a scathing report released last month, Congressional investigators outlined a pattern of mismanagement, dysfunction and abuse of power at the Federal Communications Commission under the t... Read more
In its latest ground-breaking study, the Parents Television Council has found that profanity on prime-time broadcast television not only has increased since 1998, but that harsher profanity... Read more
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