Amber Alerts

October 25, 2016
Amber alerts are broadcast and text-like messages sent to enabled wireless phones to notify the public of missing or kidnapped children believed to...
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Broadcasting False Information

October 25, 2016
Knowingly broadcasting false information concerning a crime or a catastrophe may violate the rules of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)...
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How To Comment

October 25, 2016
Gathering and analyzing comments from the public is an important part of the Federal Communications Commission's rulemaking process. The FCC...
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The FCC's Payola Rules

October 25, 2016
Federal law and FCC rules require that employees of broadcast stations, program producers, program suppliers and others who, in exchange for airing...

Careless Dialing Could Cost You Money

October 25, 2016
Be careful when placing collect or other operator-assisted calls, or you or the party you’re calling may wind up paying more than you expected...

IP Relay Service

October 25, 2016
Internet Protocol Relay Service allows persons with a hearing or speech disability to use Telecommunications Relay Service through a computer or web-...

TracFone Phone Unlocking Program

October 25, 2016
Millions of consumers use pre-paid cellphones through TracFone and its brands. The company has changed its policy to allow its customers – including...
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