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Social Media And The Internet: A Story Of Privatization, Victoria D. Baranetsky 2015 Pace University

Social Media And The Internet: A Story Of Privatization, Victoria D. Baranetsky

Pace Law Review

This article will question what role private and public actors assume in the current structure of data collection and what potential rights are violated. To tease out the relationship between the private and government sectors, this article, for sake of argument, accepts as fact that surveillance is a core government function and that data is a public resource collected by private organizations. While those assumptions may be challenged by different definitions of what constitutes a public function, public resource, or mode of collection, this article does not take on those challenges. It also does not ask the normative question of ...


Network Neutrality And Consumer Demand For “Better Than Best Efforts” Traffic Management, Rob Frieden 2015 Penn State University

Network Neutrality And Consumer Demand For “Better Than Best Efforts” Traffic Management, Rob Frieden

Rob Frieden

This paper assesses whether and how ISPs can offer quality of service enhancements, at premium prices for full motion video, while still complying with the new rules and regulations established by the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) in March, 2015. The paper explains that having made the controversial decision to reclassify all forms of Internet access as a telecommunications service, the FCC increases regulatory uncertainty. In particular, the FCC has failed to identify instances where “retail ISPs,” serving residential broadband subscribers, can offer quality of service enhancements that serve real consumer wants without harming competition and the ability of most content ...


Masthead, 2015 The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law

Masthead

CommLaw Conspectus: Journal of Communications Law and Technology Policy

No abstract provided.


Printing A War In Three Dimensions: Expanding "Article" To Include Electronic Transmissions Before The Itc, Daniel T. Kane 2015 The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law

Printing A War In Three Dimensions: Expanding "Article" To Include Electronic Transmissions Before The Itc, Daniel T. Kane

CommLaw Conspectus: Journal of Communications Law and Technology Policy

No abstract provided.


Going Dark: Scratching The Surface Of Government Surveillance, Abdulmajeed Alhogbani 2015 The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law

Going Dark: Scratching The Surface Of Government Surveillance, Abdulmajeed Alhogbani

CommLaw Conspectus: Journal of Communications Law and Technology Policy

No abstract provided.


Data Roaming Regulation: The Commercially Reasonable Standard And Its Increasing Need For Clarity, Lucas Childers 2015 The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law

Data Roaming Regulation: The Commercially Reasonable Standard And Its Increasing Need For Clarity, Lucas Childers

CommLaw Conspectus: Journal of Communications Law and Technology Policy

No abstract provided.


Selected Docket And Legislative Summaries, 2015 The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law

Selected Docket And Legislative Summaries

CommLaw Conspectus: Journal of Communications Law and Technology Policy

No abstract provided.


Net Neutrality At 10+; National Broadband Plan At 5; Civic Internet Of Things At Birth: Lessons In Government Action In A Changing Landscape, Blair Levin 2015 The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law

Net Neutrality At 10+; National Broadband Plan At 5; Civic Internet Of Things At Birth: Lessons In Government Action In A Changing Landscape, Blair Levin

CommLaw Conspectus: Journal of Communications Law and Technology Policy

No abstract provided.


Lost In Translation: The Case For The Addition Of A Directness Test In Online True Threat Analysis, Megan Chester 2015 The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law

Lost In Translation: The Case For The Addition Of A Directness Test In Online True Threat Analysis, Megan Chester

CommLaw Conspectus: Journal of Communications Law and Technology Policy

No abstract provided.


Overestimating Wireless Demand: Policy And Investment Implications Of Upward Bias In Mobile Data Forecasts, Aalok Mehta, J. Armand Musey, CFA, JD/MBA 2015 The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law

Overestimating Wireless Demand: Policy And Investment Implications Of Upward Bias In Mobile Data Forecasts, Aalok Mehta, J. Armand Musey, Cfa, Jd/Mba

CommLaw Conspectus: Journal of Communications Law and Technology Policy

No abstract provided.


Universal Service In An All-Ip World, Jodie Griffin 2015 The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law

Universal Service In An All-Ip World, Jodie Griffin

CommLaw Conspectus: Journal of Communications Law and Technology Policy

For more than 100 years, the United States has used a variety of policy tools to encourage and ensure ubiquitous, affordable basic communications service. Universal and accessible communications services have been the foundation upon which our economy, personal communications, and civic participation depend. The laws and rules used to achieve universal service, however, have evolved with new technologies and markets and now, as the network is in the midst of several new technology transitions, the question of how to achieve and measure universal service arises again.

This article examines the basic question of what the “basic service” is in today ...


“Wire” Circuit Courts Split On Cable Piracy: The Fifth Circuit Examines Federal Telecommunications Law In J&J Sports Productions, Inc. V. Mandell Family Ventures, Brian Fleming 2015 Boston College Law School

“Wire” Circuit Courts Split On Cable Piracy: The Fifth Circuit Examines Federal Telecommunications Law In J&J Sports Productions, Inc. V. Mandell Family Ventures, Brian Fleming

Boston College Law Review

On May 2, 2014, in J&J Sports Productions, Inc. v. Mandell Family Ventures, LLC, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit overturned the lower court’s decision and held that section 605 of the Communications Act of 1934 does not apply to the unauthorized reception of cable wire transmissions originating as radio communications. The Fifth Circuit joined the Seventh and Third Circuits in maintaining that section 553 of the Communications Act of 1934 exclusively regulates this unauthorized reception after analyzing the legislative history and congressional intent behind the federal regulation. The Second Circuit, alternatively, has ruled ...


Close But No Cigar: Telecommunications In Cuba, jodi benassi 2015 Santa Clara University of Law

Close But No Cigar: Telecommunications In Cuba, Jodi Benassi

Jodi Benassi

No abstract provided.


Beyond Net Neutrality: International Examples Enabling Innovation And Consumer Choice In The Mobile Internet Ecosystem, Daniel Lyons 2015 Boston College

Beyond Net Neutrality: International Examples Enabling Innovation And Consumer Choice In The Mobile Internet Ecosystem, Daniel Lyons

Daniel Lyons

The FCC’s new Open Internet rules seek to limit interference by broadband service providers in markets for Internet-based content and applications. But to do so, the rules may significantly reduce the amount of innovation possible in the broadband service market. An aggressive interpretation of the rules suggests that broadband providers are generally required to offer customers access to all lawful Internet traffic, or none at all.

This paper explores the way in which this all-or-nothing homogenization of the American broadband product differs from innovative non-net-neutral practices that are taking root in other countries, particularly in mobile markets. Around the ...


Beyond Net Neutrality: International Examples Enabling Innovation And Consumer Choice In The Mobile Internet Ecosystem, Daniel Lyons 2015 Boston College

Beyond Net Neutrality: International Examples Enabling Innovation And Consumer Choice In The Mobile Internet Ecosystem, Daniel Lyons

Boston College Law School Faculty Papers

The FCC’s new Open Internet rules seek to limit interference by broadband service providers in markets for Internet-based content and applications. But to do so, the rules may significantly reduce the amount of innovation possible in the broadband service market. An aggressive interpretation of the rules suggests that broadband providers are generally required to offer customers access to all lawful Internet traffic, or none at all.

This paper explores the way in which this all-or-nothing homogenization of the American broadband product differs from innovative non-net-neutral practices that are taking root in other countries, particularly in mobile markets. Around the ...


Is There Anybody Out There? Analyzing The Regulation Of Children’S Privacy Online In The United States Of America And The European Union According To Eberlein Et Al. Tbgi Analytical Framework, Nachshon Goltz Mr. 2015 PhD (Can.)

Is There Anybody Out There? Analyzing The Regulation Of Children’S Privacy Online In The United States Of America And The European Union According To Eberlein Et Al. Tbgi Analytical Framework, Nachshon Goltz Mr.

Nachshon Goltz Mr.

This article analyzes the regulation of children’s privacy online, especially in the context of personal information collection as a commodity, in the United States of America and the European Union according to Eberlein et. al. Transnational Business Governance Framework. The article reviews the regulatory structure of this field in these two jurisdictions including global organizations, according to Elberlein et al components and questions. In the analysis, a map of the regulatory interactions within this global realm will be presented and discussed. Finally, conclusions are drawn and suggestions are made.


The Development Of Canadian Law On Trans-Border Data Flow, Douglas Yarn 2015 University of Georgia School of Law

The Development Of Canadian Law On Trans-Border Data Flow, Douglas Yarn

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Telecommunications - Joint Ventures - The Significance Of The At&T-Philips Joint Venture, Edward P. Hudson 2015 University of Georgia School of Law

Telecommunications - Joint Ventures - The Significance Of The At&T-Philips Joint Venture, Edward P. Hudson

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


In All Fairness: Using Political Broadcast Access Doctrine To Tailor Public Campaign Fund Matching, Andrew V. Moshirnia, Aaron T. Dozeman 2015 United States District Court for the Central District of California

In All Fairness: Using Political Broadcast Access Doctrine To Tailor Public Campaign Fund Matching, Andrew V. Moshirnia, Aaron T. Dozeman

University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform

Recent United States Supreme Court decisions have undermined the viability of campaign public financing systems, a vital tool for fighting political corruption. First, Citizens United v. FEC allowed privately financed candidates and independent groups to spend unlimited amounts of money on campaigning. Publicly financed candidates now risk being vastly outspent. Second, Arizona Free Enterprise Club’s Freedom PAC v. Bennett invalidated a proportional fund matching system whereby privately financed candidates’ or independent groups’ spending triggered funds to publicly funded candidates. These decisions effectuate a libertarian speech doctrine: all speakers, individual or corporate, must be absolutely unburdened. To comply with this ...


Cybersecurity And National Defense: Building A Public-Private Partnership, Rebecca H. White, C. Donald Johnson, Loch K. Johnson, Quentin E. Hodgson, Jamil Jaffer, Clete D. Johnson, Victoria Woodbine, Timothy L. Meyer, Adam Golodner, Barry Hensley, Andrea Matwyshyn, Jacob Olcott 2015 University of Georgia School of Law

Cybersecurity And National Defense: Building A Public-Private Partnership, Rebecca H. White, C. Donald Johnson, Loch K. Johnson, Quentin E. Hodgson, Jamil Jaffer, Clete D. Johnson, Victoria Woodbine, Timothy L. Meyer, Adam Golodner, Barry Hensley, Andrea Matwyshyn, Jacob Olcott

Occasional Papers Series

Organized and sponsored by the Dean Rusk Center for International Law and Policy, Cybersecurity and National Defense: Building a Public-Private Partnership was a daylong conference exploring issues related to the national security dimensions of cyber attacks as well as the role of the private sector in addressing cybersecurity risks. The overarching theme was the scope of public-private collaboration in addressing cybersecurity risks and the potential for future cooperation between government and the private sector. Clete D. Johnson, Chief Counsel for Cybersecurity at the Federal Communications Commission gave a lunchtime address on the FCC’s approach to communications security in the ...


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