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Telecommunications Law Answer Book (2016 Edition)

 
Author(s): Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Practice Area: Communications/Telecommunications Law, Intellectual Property
Date: Jun 2015 i Previous editions(s) can be found in the Related Items tab.
ISBN: 9781402424090
PLI Item #: 133933
Telecommunications Law Answer Book 2016 is a comprehensive overview of the issues faced by the many different participants in the telecommunications industry.

In an easy-to-read Q&A format, Telecommunications Law Answer Book 2016 describes:

  • The duties and obligations that apply to common carriers that provide telecommunications services
  • The impact of and policy goals behind the Communications Act of 1934 and Telecommunications Act of 1996, as well as other federal statutes and regulations
  • The FCC regulation of the radio and television spectrum, as well as ownership of broadcast stations and cable systems
  • Why social media regulation is different from other media, and why the legal and practical analysis often differs from traditional advertising and broadcast outlets
  • “Accessibility by design,” or the idea that from the moment of concept to realization, a communications product should be designed with accessibility in mind for those with cognitive or physical disabilities
  • The enforcement process for companies or individuals that are alleged to have violated the rules of the Federal Communications Commission
  • The rules regulating customer relationships, and how political advertising should be handled 
Telecommunications Law Answer Book 2016 also provides a comprehensive overview of the recent Congressional and FCC initiatives on data privacy and security, as well as the restrictions on foreign ownership of U.S. communications companies regulated by the FCC.