Media Bureau Events and Workshops
August 2, 2012 (Published)
Below is a listing of the tutorials the Media Bureau has conducted on a variety of subjects.
Frequently Asked Questions by Topic
July 17, 2012 (Published)
Below is a list of topics that link to Frequently Asked Questions and responses.
Secure Web Navigation and Transactions
May 26, 2011 (Published)
Tips for Securing Your Online Surfing and Transactions Anti-virus and firewall programs protect...
The V-Chip: Putting Restrictions on What Your Children Watch...
October 9, 2014 (Reviewed)
Background The V-chip allows parents or other caregivers to block programming on their...
Universal Service Program for Schools and Libraries (E-Rate)...
December 18, 2014 (Updated)
The Schools and Libraries program, also known as the E-rate program, makes telecommunications and...
The FCC and Freedom of Speech
October 17, 2014 (Updated)
Background The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) receives numerous complaints that...
Amber Plan (America's Missing Broadcast Emergency Response)
July 16, 2014 (Reviewed)
Background The AMBER Plan, a feature of the Emergency Alert System (EAS), aids in the rescue of...
Protecting Children from Objectionable Content on Wireless Devices
December 29, 2014 (Updated)
Background Increasingly, people of all ages are using wireless phones and devices for...
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...
Obscene, Indecent and Profane Broadcasts
December 30, 2014 (Updated)
It is a violation of federal law to air obscene programming at any time or indecent programming or...