Two weeks ago, AT&T, the oldest and best known telecom carrier in the U.S. and possibly the world, leveraged its considerable regulatory weight to tip the competitive scale for 5G services away from rival T-Mobile (the current leader in 5G) and thus in its own direction. Obviously frustrated at its […]
In February of this year, the Federal Communications Commission announced the winners of the C-Band spectrum auction: AT&T and Verizon Wireless, who together spent almost $70B on the frequencies plus billions more each on related costs. The two leading wireless carriers are betting that their huge investments will pay off […]
Comprehensive State Consumer Data Protection Acts: Part 3 – Obligations with Regard to Processors/Service Providers and Enforcement
In this final part of our series on the comprehensive state consumer data privacy acts, we address what a business that is a controller needs to know if it engages a “processor” with whom it shares personal information or data. Then we discuss what are the enforcement mechanisms for each […]
Comprehensive State Consumer Data Protection Acts: Part 2 – If One or More of the Acts Apply to You, What are Your Obligations?
If after review of your business and the CCPA, CPA, and VCDPA you determine that you are subject, in whole or in part, to the new legislation, what are your obligations? In this part two of our series on the comprehensive state consumer data protection acts, we look at that […]
Every company doing business in California, Colorado, and Virginia needs to determine whether the states’ new privacy laws impact their businesses and if so, what steps they need to take to comply with these new laws. In this part one of our series on the comprehensive state consumer data protection […]
We reported to you last year on the new California Consumer Privacy Act, as updated by the 2020 California Privacy Rights Act (collectively as amended, the CCPA) and foresaw a trend of state legislation in this area. Sure enough, in early March, Governor Northam of Virginia signed into law the […]