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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The charges were brought against 45-year-old Arnold, of Belle Vue Court, Stockton, under the Malicious Communications Act 1988.
"Misconduct of this nature threatens to compromise the commission's ability to effectively investigate possible violations of the Communications Act and the commission's rules."
Justus Tjituka is head of finance; his primary role is that of managing the financial and administration functions, ensuring that all requirements of the Communications Act are adhered to under the guidance of the chief of operations within CRAN.
The Telecommunications Act 1984 and the Communications Act 2003 both preceded the introduction of social media such as Facebook (2004) and Twitter (2006).
Coss pleaded guilty at Manchester Magistrates Court under the Communications Act 2003 and will be sentenced later this month.
Within chapters is discussion of conditions imposed on specific businesses, wireless telegraphy, the legal powers of the Office of Communications (OFCOM), the 2003 Communications Act, the 2007 Audiovisual Media Services Directive, the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000, other acts, and changes made to the European Union framework for telecoms regulation in 2003, along with the functional separation of British Telecom in 2005 and the creation of Openreach.
IN 1986, Congress passed the Stored Communications Act, firming up Fourth Amendment privacy protections for email and other electronic communications.
Marsh, who failed to turn up and enter a plea at the hearing at Halesowen Magistrates Court on Tuesday, was prosecuted under the Communications Act 2003.
Office of Communications Act 2002 to be the regulator for communications industries--television, radio, telecommunications, and wireless communications services--in the United Kingdom.
3548, the Plain Language in Government Communications Act. He has been a staunch advocate of the bill, in both the House Committee on Small Business and the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and the government's duty to publish easily-comprehensible documents.

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