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Nomi: The Dark Side of the Latest FTC Privacy Case

April 29, 2015

Last week, the FTC announced its complaint and consent decree with Nomi Technologies for failing to allow consumers to opt-out of cell phone tracking while...


TechBriefing: E-Rate Subsidies for Schools and Libraries

July 17, 2013

Print Version Summary Since 1998, the Universal Service Fund’s E-Rate program has funded telecommunications and broadband connections for schools and libraries around the United States....


CDA Section 230 & Immunity for Online Intermediaries

July 3, 2013

Print Version Under current law, when an Internet user distributes unlawful content on a third-party website, that website is generally immune from liability for the...


TechMemo: Freeing Government Spectrum

June 26, 2013

Background Rising demand for data from users of mobile phones, tablets, PCs and other devices is leading to a spectrum crunch . Global mobile data...


TechBriefing: Unlocking Mobile Devices & the DMCA

June 20, 2013

 Print Version What is unlocking? Most phones and tablets sold by U.S. wireless carriers come “locked,” meaning their software prevents the user from enabling the...