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  • Spam: Unwanted Text Messages and Email
    December 31, 2014 (Updated)

    Spam – or unwanted messages to email accounts and texts to mobile phones and other mobile...

  • Getting Broadband
    December 31, 2014 (Updated)

    What Is broadband? Broadband or high-speed Internet access allows users to access the Internet and...

  • Children's Internet Protection Act
    December 31, 2014 (Updated)

    The Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) was enacted by Congress in 2000 to address concerns...

  • Loud Commercials and the CALM Act
    December 30, 2014 (Updated)

    FCC rules require TV stations, cable operators, satellite TV operators and other pay TV providers...

  • Complaints About Broadcast Journalism
    December 30, 2014 (Updated)

    The FCC receives a wide variety of comments and complaints from consumers about whether networks,...

  • Closed Captioning on Television
    December 30, 2014 (Updated)

    Closed captioning displays the audio portion of a television program as text on the TV screen...

  • Complaints About Broadcast Advertising
    December 30, 2014 (Updated)

    The FCC receives numerous complaints from consumers about broadcast advertising. These complaints...

  • Subscriber Signal Quality Standards
    December 30, 2014 (Reviewed)

    The FCC has technical quality standards that define a basic quality of service that cable...

  • Regulation of Cable TV Rates
    December 30, 2014 (Updated)

    Your local franchising authority - the city, county or other governmental organization authorized...

  • Cable Signal Leakage
    December 30, 2014 (Updated)

    Cable television systems use radio frequency signals transmitted over cables to provide television...


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