Category: Blog

FTC Study May Lead to New Privacy Rules for ISPs

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) released a comprehensive study on October 21, 2021, analyzing how six major ISPs use their customer data. It is likely to have serious implications for our industry.

FCC Finds Core Tariff Violated its 8YY Rules

In 2020, the FCC decided that 8YY abuse was out of control. After a contentious proceeding, it adopted rules transitioning certain originating 8YY access charges to bill-and-keep and capping 8YY database query charges at $0.0002.

FCC Acts Again Against Illegal Robocalls

The FCC will use its September 30, 2021, meeting to propose new actions to stop illegal robocalls. In a Fifth Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (Fifth Notice) in Docket 17-59, the Commission will propose steps to eliminate the vexing problem of stopping illegal robocalls that originate abroad.