Groups Join Fight On CALEA
- Fair play in technology. Gallt, Jack J. // State Government News;May99, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p36
Discusses the implementing rules made by the United States Federal Communciations Commission (FCC) under the Telecommunications Act of 1996. Provisions in the law that call for affordable access to telecommunications services for schools and libraries; Importance for the FCC to address the...
- Appropriations bill quashes FCC audit of incumbents' central-office records. Brown, Stephen N. // Lightwave;Nov99, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p12
Focuses on the United States (US) Congress' approval of the appropriations bill that suspends the accounting rules that govern the telecommunications industry in the US. Terms of the Uniform System of Accounts for Telecommunications Companies of the US Federal Communications Commission;...
- Incumbent telephone companies make a last stand. Brown, Stephen N. // Lightwave;Apr2000, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p16
Focuses on the efforts of incumbent telephone companies in the United States to push proposals to amend the Telecommunications Reform Act of 1996. Complaints of the companies against the pricing method of the US Federal Communication Commission known as the total element long-run incremental...
- E911 Bill Awaits Signature. Carlson, Caron // Wireless Week;10/18/99, Vol. 5 Issue 42, p3
Highlights the approval of a United States (US) legislative bill which establishes liability protection for telecommunication carriers on wireless 911 calls. Reactions on the approval of the legislative bill; Requirements from the US Federal Communications Commission.
- Is The FBI Tapped Into You? Carlson, Caron // Wireless Week;05/08/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 19, p3
Reports on the reaction of the telecommunications industry to the rule of the United States Federal Communications Commission on the 1994 Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act (CALEA). Issue on the rise of electronic wiretapping; Implication of the CALEA implementation; Comment from...
- The Courts v. the FCC: Diversity and the Broadcast Provisions of the 1996 Telecommunications Act. Fortunato, John A.; Martin, Shannon E. // Communications & the Law;Sep99, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p19
Analyzes the relationship between the United States (US) Supreme Court, the US Congress and the US Federal Communications Commission regarding the regulation of the US broadcast industry. Details on the Telecommunication Reform Act of 1996; Details on the First Amendment theory; Interpretation...
- Stop the blame game. Levine, Shira // America's Network;12/1/2001, Vol. 105 Issue 18, p24
Comments on the 1996 Telecom Act of the United States (U.S.) which is blamed for the failure of the competitive local exchange carriers in the country. Market share of AT&T in the long-distance industry; Views on the legislation; Actions taken by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.
- Pressler wants simpler telecommunications bill. McAvoy, Kim // Broadcasting & Cable;12/12/94, Vol. 124 Issue 50, p82
Reports that incoming chairman of the United States Senate Commerce Committee Larry Pressler will call for simplified telecommunications reform legislation in 1995. Schedule of hearings; Criticism about the FCC; Promised delivery of bills for the American people.
- Deregulation in the Communications Industry. Wyatt, Douglas C. // Communications & the Law;Dec98, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p75
Reviews the United States Federal Communications Commission policy and legislation, particularly provisions of the Telecommunications Act of 1996. Status of telephone and cable systems; How the Telecommunications Act of 1996 would impact upon the communications industry; Conclusion.