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Will the Calls Ever Stop? Telephone Consumer Protection Act Offers Help
Posted on 31 Aug 2012 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

When the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 was enacted, it offered a means to counter the actions of both telemarketers and aggressive collection agencies. By placing limitations on robo-calls, the Act gave consumers potential for relief from... Read More

Davis Polk Welcomes Antitrust Authority Howard Shelanski
Posted on 23 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON D.C. - Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP has announced that Howard A. Shelanski has joined the firm. Shelanski is one of the nation's leading antitrust authorities with high-level experience at both the Federal Trade Commission and the Federal... Read More

FCC Loses Key Ruling On Internet `Neutrality'
Posted on 6 Apr 2010 by LexisNexis Community Staff

WASHINGTON - (AP) A federal court threw the future of Internet regulations and U.S. broadband expansion plans into doubt Tuesday with a far-reaching decision that went against the Federal Communications Commission. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the... Read More

High Court Rules Against Banning Violent Video Sales To Kids
Posted on 28 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) States cannot ban the sale or rental of ultraviolent video games to children, the Supreme Court ruled Monday, rejecting such limits as a violation of young people's First Amendment rights and leaving it up to parents and the... Read More

High Court: No Personal Privacy For Businesses In FOIA
Posted on 2 Mar 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that corporations have no right of personal privacy to prevent the disclosure of documents under the federal Freedom of Information Act. Chief Justice John Roberts wrote the 8-0 opinion Tuesday that... Read More

Court Dismisses Challenges To FCC Internet Rules
Posted on 5 Apr 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) A federal appeals court has dismissed two legal challenges to new Federal Communications Commission regulations that prohibit phone and cable companies from interfering with Internet traffic on their broadband networks. The U.S... Read More