Cable System Encryption

December 6, 2016
Background The Commission recently decided that cable operators with all-digital systems may encrypt their services. This will let cable operators...

The FCC and Freedom of Speech

December 5, 2016
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) receives numerous complaints that television and/or radio networks, stations or their employees or guests...

Cell Phone Fraud

December 5, 2016
Cellular fraud is defined as the unauthorized use, tampering or manipulation of a cellular phone or service. At one time, cloning of cellular phones...

Updating Your Smartphone Operating System

November 30, 2016
Updating your smartphone’s operating system when notified to do so helps patch up gaps in security as well as upgrade your device’s performance...

Inmate Telephone Service

November 8, 2016
FCC rules that significantly reformed interstate inmate calling service rates and practices went into effect in 2014 in an effort to stem undue high...
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Consumer Protections for Cable Bills

November 4, 2016
If a cable provider charges you for services or equipment you didn't request or agree to, it's known as "negative option billing." It's similar to "...
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