Legislative Activity Senate Sees Flurry of Proposed Spectrum LegislationThree spectrum-related bills or drafts thereof have been introduced in the Senate.First, on November 3, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) introduced S.2227, the Private Spectrum Relocation Funding Act of 2015. The bill would amend the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Organization Act, (NTIA Act), 47 U.S.C. §§ 901-942, to allow federal agencies to accept certain payments from private entities related to spectrum efficiency and reallocation. Under the NTIA Act, the Secretary of Commerce has a duty to evaluate the government’s use of its spectrum and identify certain bands that could feasibly be reallocated away from government use to private uses. The NTIA Act further instructs federal entities that operate on spectrum that has been slotted for reallocation to take prompt action expedite any such transfer or reallocation. The present bill would permit federal agencies seeking to … [Read more...] about FCC Announces Final Agenda for November Open Meeting
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Legislative Activity Election Generally Leaves Telecom-Related Committee Members in PlaceThe November 8 election saw many of the incumbents on the principal congressional committees involved in the telecommunications sector win reelection. No incumbents on the House Energy and Commerce Committee (House Commerce Committee) lost a general election race, though there is some imminent movement with regard to certain incumbent seats due to other factors such as retirements. On the Republican side, Rep. Joseph Pitts (R-PA) is retiring and Lloyd Smucker (R-PA) has been elected to fill his seat. Similarly, George Holding (R-NC), who beat the incumbent Renee Ellmers (R-NC), will take Ms. Ellmers’ seat. On the Democratic side, Rep. Lois Capps (D-CA) is retiring and Salud Carbajal will fill her seat in Congress. On the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee (Senate Commerce Committee), the incumbent Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) lost to Maggie Hassan (D-NH). Sen. John Thune (R-SD), … [Read more...] about FCC to Consider Business Data Services, Mobility Fund Orders at November Open Meeting
EUGeneral Data Protection Regulation Discussion BroadcastThe Assistant European Data Protection Supervisor and the Rapporteur for the Data Protection Regulation have discussed the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). They noted that the timeline that had been set for the end of 2015 was nearing, but there was optimism that there could be political agreement in this time. There are still some core compromises needed: for example, in relation to the requirement for a mandatory data protection officer, the question of consent and other grounds for processing data (in particular legitimate interests for processing), but the position is moving toward a consensus. All parties foresee that the implementation period will be two years once the regulation is finalised.EU Agency for Fundamental Rights Report on SurveillanceThe EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has published its report focussing on the legal framework governing surveillance by intelligence powers. The report also … [Read more...] about EU Weekly Data Privacy Alert – 23 November 2015
Sep 23, 12:13 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury World By Yacine LE FORESTIER 09/22/19 AT 11:21 PM Guenter Schabowski scratches his head, puts on his glasses, hesitates, then fumbles with his handwritten notes.He seems to be trying to understand what he is reading and haltingly responds to a question about when a measure giving East Germans more freedom to travel would take effect: "As far as I know... as of now."History's train has left the station. It is around 7 pm on November 9, 1989.A member of the Politburo of East Germany's communist party, and its spokesman, this member of the inner ruling circle of the "workers' and peasants' state" as the German Democratic Republic was known just announced to a few flabbergasted journalists the fall of the Berlin Wall.He seems to do it by accident, at the end of a press conference and in response to questions about the new rules for East German citizens leaving the … [Read more...] about November 9, 1989: The Day That Changed The World
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