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NTIA Petition To Reconsider or To Clarify Second Report and Order in Technology Transitions, et al
Docket Number: 
GN Docket No. 13-5, WC Docket No. 13-3, RM-11358
October 18, 2016

NTIA, as the President's principal adviser on domestic and international telecommunications policies, and on behalf of federal agency purchasers of telecommunications services, respectfully petitions the Commission to reconsider or to clarify certain parts of its Second Report and Order (Second Report) in the Technology Transitions, et al. proceeding. NTIA and the federal government fully support the "tech transition" and we applaud the Commission for the leadership shown in the Second Report.

WTA Discusses New Broadband Privacy and Data Security Rules at the FCC
Last week WTA, 3 Rivers, USConnect, and Wheat State Telephone met with Commissioners’ staff to discuss new CPNI and data security rules for broadband providers. WTA urged the Commission to retain the ability for ISPs to use publicly available information for marketing and other purposes, in addition to providing flexibility for small carriers to implement reasonable […]

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