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Poyner Spruill LLP

Corridors Fall 2018 - News for North Carolina Hospitals

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Recent Decision Highlights Potential Personal Liability of Hospital Directors Based on Breach of Fiduciary Duty - In a recent case, a federal bankruptcy court in Michigan reviewed important questions involving breach of...more

Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

The FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 is Enacted Into Law

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On October 5, President Trump signed the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 into law. The Act funds the FAA through 2023 and does not include the controversial proposal to privatize US air traffic control, proposed restrictions...more

Womble Bond Dickinson

Back to the Future: 1991 Congressional Hearing Shows us How Far the TCPA Has Strayed From What it was Originally Intended to...

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In Part III of TCPAland’s review of the comments submitted to the FCC, I noted that some of the consumer-side comments submitted to the FCC pointed to a 1991 Senate Subcommittee Hearing in which “predictive dialers” were...more

Hodgson Russ LLP

FCC Action on Deployment of Wireless Infrastructure for 5G Connectivity Imposes New Limits on Municipal Authority

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As part of its ongoing efforts at removing regulatory barriers inhibiting the deployment of wireless infrastructure required for 5G and other advanced telecommunications services, the FCC issued (September 26, 2018) in a...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

California Tackles IoT Security With New Bill

The State of California is once again leading the way with trying to keep up with technology and protecting consumers. Senate Bill 327 requires Internet of Things (IoT) developers to implement “reasonable security features”...more

Poyner Spruill LLP

Securing Wireless Infusion Pumps in Healthcare

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The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) announced in August that it has finalized the draft guidance it first issued in May of last year on securing wireless infusion pumps. Infusion pumps are often tasked...more

McGuireWoods LLP

CTIA Reveals Cybersecurity Certification for IoT Devices

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CTIA, a trade association representing the wireless communications industry, recently announced a new cybersecurity certification program for IoT cellular-connected devices. The announcement comes shortly after NIST hosted a...more

Jackson Walker

Internet of Things Part 2: Dogs, Cameras, and Cybersecurity

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I recently purchased an Internet Protocol (IP) camera to monitor my dog, Ruben, during those times that he has free reign of the house. Since “RubenCam” has been online, I’m not sure he has been any less rambunctious, but I’m...more

Mintz - Privacy & Cybersecurity Viewpoints

Trump Administration Botnet Report Will Impact IoT Device Makers – Things You Should Know

Manufacturers of wireless devices used for Internet of Things (IoT) applications should take heed of new Trump Administration proposals aimed at reducing the cybersecurity threats from botnets and other automated and...more

Perkins Coie

FCC Expands Spectrum Available for 5G Wireless Deployment

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) recently adopted a number of orders and proposed rules affecting the availability and use of millimeter-wave spectrum for advanced fifth generation (5G) wireless networks. This is...more

Knobbe Martens

Medical Device Connectivity Market Reported to Top $2.6 Billion by 2023

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The market for medical device connectivity is projected to reach about $2.6 billion by the year 2023, according to a report published in April 2018 by several publishers. The report states that the connectivity market for...more

Patrick Law Group, LLC

IoT Device Companies: The FTC is Monitoring Your COPPA Data Deletion Duties and More

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Recent Federal Trade Commission (FTC) activities with respect to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) demonstrate a continued interest in, and increased scrutiny of, companies subject to COPPA. While the FTC...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

Georgia Bans Hand-Held Devices While Driving

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Georgia has become one of 16 states in the country that bans the use of hand-held devices while driving. Governor Nathan Deal signed “Hands-Free Georgia Act” (House Bill 673) into law on May 2, 2018. The new law takes effect...more

Perkins Coie

FCC Reduces Regulatory Barriers to 5G Wireless Deployment

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The Federal Communications Commission recently adopted an order containing sweeping regulatory changes to speed the deployment of advanced wireless services to provide connectivity for innovative Internet of Things, augmented...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

Ofcom continues to vigorously police UK mobile spectrum

Consumers using their phones likely have little idea of the fierce battles mobile companies undertake to provide their handsets with better reception than their competitors. Consumers would be further surprised to find out...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

D.C. Circuit Rejects FCC’s Interpretation of Automatic Telephone Dialing System Under TCPA

As retailers continue to be sued for alleged violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”), a long-awaited ruling by the D.C. Circuit on the FCC’s 2015 Declaratory Ruling and Order (“2015 Order”) may provide...more

Ropes & Gray LLP

D.C. Circuit Rolls Back the FCC’s Expansive Order Targeting Telephone Marketing

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On March 16, 2018, the D.C. Circuit handed down a unanimous decision rejecting two core components of a 2015 Declaratory Ruling and Order (the “FCC Order”) issued by the Federal Communications Commission (the “FCC”) that...more

Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner

D.C. Circuit Rejects FCC’s TCPA Interpretation

by Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner on

On March 16, 2018, the D.C. Circuit issued its long-awaited opinion on the FCC’s 2015 Declaratory Ruling and Order (“2015 Order”) interpreting various sections of the Telephone Consumer Collection Practices Act (“TCPA”). Of...more

Hogan Lovells

D.C. Circuit Calls 2015 FCC TCPA Autodialer Decision “Utterly Unreasonable”; Strikes Down Reassigned Numbers Framework

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The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued its long-awaited decision in ACA International, et al, v. FCC, a case involving multiple petitions for review of the Federal Communications...more

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

D.C. Circuit Shuts Down Rite Aid’s Challenge to Expand Healthcare Exemptions under the TCPA and HIPAA

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On March 16, 2018, the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia issued a groundbreaking decision in ACA Int’l v. FCC, No. 15-1211, 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 6535 (D.C. Cir. Mar. 16, 2018) (“ACA Int’l“) that...more

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Autodialer Junction, What’s Your Function? D.C. Circuit Reverses FCC’s Internally Inconsistent Interpretations of ATDS...

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The D.C. Circuit’s reversal of the Federal Communications Commission’s (“FCC” or “Commission”) pronouncements as to “the precise functions that a device must have capacity to perform for it to be considered an ATDS,” will...more

Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP

Call connected: DC Circuit finally weighs in, rejects significant parts of the Federal Communications Commission’s 2015 TCPA order

In a long-awaited ruling, the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit trimmed the expansive scope of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA). The appellants, in ACA International v. Federal Communications Commission...more

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

D.C. Circuit Holds that FCC’s Interpretation of the Term “Capacity” is Invalid Because It Makes Nearly Every American a...

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The D.C. Circuit has rejected the FCC’s “impermissibly expansive” interpretation of what constitutes an Automatic Telephone Dialing System (“ATDS”) under the TCPA. ACA Int’l v. FCC, No. 15-1211, 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 6535...more

Goodwin

D.C. Circuit Issues Long-Awaited Decision in ACA Challenge to FCC TCPA Rulemaking

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On March 16, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued its long-awaited decision in ACA International v. FCC, invalidating several key pieces of the FCC’s 2015 Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA)...more

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

D.C. Circuit Dooms “Idiosyncratic” or “Imaginative” TCPA Revocation Efforts While Blessing Contractual Revocation Provisions in...

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Nearly a year-and-a-half after oral argument on the ACA International v. FCC petition for review of the Federal Communications Commission’s (“FCC” or “Commission”) 2015 Omnibus Order (or “Omnibus”), the D.C. Circuit Court of...more

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