John J. Heitmann

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The FCC Open Internet Order: What your company needs to know

On March 12, 2015, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC” or the “Commission”) released its long-awaited 2015 Open Internet Order, which the Commission adopted on February 26, 2015, in a 3-2, party-line vote. In brief, the 2015 Open...

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FTC Publishes Internet of Things Report

On January 27, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), by a 4 to 1 vote, issued a long-awaited staff report entitled The Internet of Things: Privacy and Security in a Connected World. The lengthy report summarizes the FTC’s November 19, 2013, workshop, which explored the consumer...

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Baby Steps In The Right Direction: An Overview Of The FCC’s Recent TCPA Rule Clarifications

The Federal Communications Commission (the “Commission” or “FCC”) seems to be opening the spigot a bit on its extensive backlog of Telephone Consumer Protection Act (“TCPA”) petitions. Congress enacted the TCPA in 1991 to protect consumers from unwanted calls...

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FTC Focus On Mobile Apps Continues With New Report On Mobile Privacy Disclosures

On February 1, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) issued the staff report Mobile Privacy Disclosures: Building Trust Through Transparency (the “Report”),[1] which provides a series of consumer privacy-focused recommendations for key stakeholders in the mobile app...

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Time For Broadband Service Providers To Take Note Of Developing Privacy Regulation

"Privacy" is hot here in Washington. So hot that broadband service providers may soon find themselves subject to new and strengthened privacy and data security regulations touching a wide range of topics including the use of customer data for marketing, cloud computing and cybersecurity. This...

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