Communications Act


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Communications Act

The establishment of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in 1934, the regulatory body for interstate and foreign telecommunications. Its mission is to provide high-quality services at reasonable cost to everyone in the U.S. on a nondiscriminatory basis.
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TBS was fined pounds 50,000 in June this year for failing to provide the Office of Communications (Ofcom) with relevant information on its practices under the 2003 Communications Act.
This dragnet program also apparently violated the Stored Communications Act.
Officials there knew they could face hefty penalties under at least two statutes, the Communications Act and the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, if they revealed this information without their customers' permission unless they were legally required to do so.
LONDON, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Animal Defenders International (ADI) is challenging the Government at the High Court from 24 - 26 July over its ban in the Communications Act 2003 on 'political' advertising in broadcast media.
He spoke about the communications act rewrite and what rural carriers hoped to secure in the legislation.
Senator John Ensign (R-NV) introduced a bill just before Congress' August recess that would rewrite the Communications Act.
Another major step was taken toward major revisions to the Communications Act last week when the staff of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce released a draft bill for comment.
Subscribers also receive access to a database of full text documents, including state and federal court decisions, relevant provisions of the Telecommunications Act of 1996 and the Communications Act of 1934, federal agency regulations from the FCC, FAA, OSHA and GSA, federal legislation, state and local laws, pending FCC Notices of Proposed Rulemaking, FCC and FAA forms, and model use and lease agreements.
According to the Times, a 1986 law, the Stored Communications Act, grants significant protection to e-mail messages, but does not go as far as the wiretap law: it lets prosecutors access stored messages with a search warrant, while imposing stricter requirements on parties in civil suits.
And that was threatened by Labour's Human Rights Act and the Communications Act, according to the Tory leader.
Because the claims were properly before the state court and are not preempted" by the Federal Communications Act, Judge Ilana Diamond Rover wrote for the three-judge panel in James J.
District Court that the city illegally violated the Cable Communications Act in its attempts to stave off the transfer of assets.

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