Consumer Options for Selecting Cable Channels and the Tier Buy-Through Prohibition
June 1, 2011 (Published)
Q: Who determines the programming services that are available on a cable television system?...
Over-the-Air Reception Devices Rule
May 31, 2011 (Published)
Preemption of Restrictions on Placement of Direct Broadcast Satellite, Broadband Radio Service, and...
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...
License Renewal Applications for Radio Broadcast Stations
June 18, 2014 (Reviewed)
Unauthorized Equipment Sold on the Internet and in Publications
March 31, 2014 (Reviewed)
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) receives many complaints about alleged illegal (non-...
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...
The FCC's Payola Rules
February 24, 2014 (Reviewed)
Background Federal law and FCC rules require that employees of broadcast stations, program...
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...