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  • Hoaxes
    June 27, 2011 (Published)

    The Commission's prohibition against the broadcast of hoaxes is set forth at Section 73.1217 of the...

  • Taking Legal Action
    June 27, 2011 (Published)

    If you believe that you have been financially damaged by a telecommunications carrier and would...

  • Secure Web Navigation and Transactions
    May 26, 2011 (Published)

    Tips for Securing Your Online Surfing and Transactions Anti-virus and firewall programs protect...

  • Cybersecurity Tips For International Travelers
    May 26, 2011 (Published)

    Be Aware1. When traveling internationally, in addition to taking your passport, take...

  • Slamming: Switching Your Authorized Telephone Company Without Permission
    May 26, 2011 (Published)

    “Slamming” is the illegal practice of switching a consumer's traditional wireline telephone...

  • Modem Redialing
    May 17, 2011 (Published)

    Background Consumers have informed the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that they have...

  • Home Wireless Safety Checklist
    May 17, 2011 (Published)

    The following six steps are recommended for owners of wireless networks in order to provide...

  • IP Relay Fraud
    May 20, 2011 (Published)

    Overview The Federal Communications Commission has received informal complaints that people...

  • Caller ID and Spoofing
    June 23, 2011 (Published)

    Background Caller Identification, or “Caller ID,” allows you to identify a caller before you...

  • Low Power FM Radio Scams - Beware
    May 19, 2011 (Published)

    The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has learned of scams that apparently target low power...


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