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World Communications Regulation Report

World Communications Regulation Report™ provides the latest details on international regulation of communication technologies, including land-line phone, mobile, handhelds, and desktop computers. This popular report provides guidance, analysis, and commentary from prominent experts on issues emerging from the growing convergence of communications.

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EXPERT NEWS & COMMENTARY.

Monitor the latest legal developments in communications regulation worldwide in key areas such as taxation, wireless, Internet, and mobile – and understand compliance implications. Obtain insight into today’s most pressing global communications concerns, such as data privacy, Internet governance, copying or file sharing, and broadcasting – plus related legal issues.

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TRUSTED LEGAL ANALYSIS

Get expert analysis and commentary on issues emerging from the growing convergence of communications, including social media, domain names conflicts (and resolution), privacy, mobile, and more.


TOPICS COVERED

Topics Covered
  • Internet governance
  • Copyright infringements
  • Dispute resolution reports
  • Domain names
  • Design rights
  • Patentability of software and business methods
  • Intellectual property, unfair competition, and e-commerce

 

  • Telecommunications
  • Media law
  • Information technology
  • Regulation
  • E-commerce
  • Security and surveillance
  • Privacy

 


SPECIFICS

Specifications

Notification: current reports providing news and developments.

Formats and Frequency

Updated continually online, with monthly issues providing highlights.


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The UAE and 5G Mobile: Evolution or Revolution?
April 28
Telecommunications in Cuba and the U.S. Embargo: History, Opportunities, and Challenges
April 27
Spectrum Allocation a Hot Topic at ITU WRC Preparatory Meeting
April 27
Finland Revises Rules on Domain Names
April 23
France to Push Online Payment Firms to End Services to Illegal Download Sites
April 23
Doubts Persist Over Telkom's Delivery of South Africa's Broadband Reform
April 23
Australia's Domain Administrator Considers Taking it to the Next Level
April 23
Ministry Adopts Rules Expanding Online Data Processing Audit Authority
April 23
ICANN Compliance, Domain Registrars Clash on New Whois, Abuse Report Language
April 23
Canadian Regulator Fines Publisher for Robocalling Violations
April 22
Latin American Telecom M&As Gaining Traction, Analysts Say
April 22
New Law Allows Cross-Border Transfer of Personal Data in Electronic Communications
April 22
Foreign Companies Must Prepare for New Russia Server Localization Law, Attorney Says
April 22
ICANN Asks FTC, Canadian Consumer Affairs Office to Investigate .sucks Registry Practices
April 22
Australian Senate Considers Bill to Block Access to Infringing Sites
April 22
South Korea Adds Spoofing, Anti-Fraud Safeguards to Telecommunications Law
April 22
Danish and Norwegian Rights Groups Target File Sharing Sites
April 22
Italian Authority Favors Wide Access By All Operators to Broadband Network
April 22
Israel Tax Authority Redefines Web-Based Activity in Order to Tax It
April 22
Claiming Trademark Holder Abuse, IPC Asks ICANN to Block .sucks Rollout
April 22
Truly Superfast Broadband Only a Reality with Appropriate Investment and Support
April 22
Sweden to Consider Changes to Domain Name Law
April 16
Global Rules Needed to Combat Piracy; Site Blocking ‘Sub-Optimal,' Expert Says
April 16
Israel's Mobile Market Reform Improves Customer Service, Survey Finds
April 16
Domain Name Briefs
April 16
WIPO Rulings Determine Rights of Iran Resellers, Distributors of Domain Names Containing Brand Owner's Trademark
April 13
Dubai Broadcasting Convention Highlights Adverse Effects of Online Piracy on Future Content Production
April 13
Spanish Regulator Proposes Broadband Price Cut
April 13
Telefonica's Acquisition of GVT Gets Approval of Brazilian Authority
April 13
Canadian Agency Levies C$145,000 Penalty on Arizona Telemarketer
April 13
Three Wins, One Loss for Apple on iPhone Functions Infringing MobileMedia Patents
April 13
Parliament Approves Data Retention Bill
April 10
Turkey Seeks to Tax Non-resident Social Media Companies
April 10
European Commission Launches Efforts Steering Towards Digital Single Market
April 1
U.S. Telecom Firms Have Real Opportunity in Cuban Market, Official Tells Reporters
April 1
India High Court: No Takedown Requests Without Court, Government Order
April 1
Sweden Supreme Court to Rule Whether Photos of Artworks Infringes Copyright
April 1
Indian Patent Office Denies Facebook Patent for Web Crawler
April 1
Taiwan Clarifies gTLD Regulations; Businesses May Apply in Next Round
March 26
Policy Amendments Outline Road Map for South Africa's Broadcast Landscape
March 26
New Danish Pre-Merger Regulations Could Impede Sales by Small Telecoms
March 25
Amendments to Indonesia's Operating Telecom Networks Regulation and Their Impact
March 25
Italian Authority Opens Investigation of Marketing Campaigns by Telecoms
March 24
Italy's New Ultra-Broadband Strategy
March 24
Canadian Broadcast Regulator Updates Bundling and Canadian Content Rules
March 23
German Court Rules ‘Private' Pay-TV Screenings Do Not Violate Copyright
March 20
Chinese, U.S. Telecom Firms Top WIPO Patent Filings in 2014
March 20
Canadian Wireless Firm Will Refund C$5.42 Million in Messaging Charges
March 18
Canadian Broadcast Regulator Clears Rogers of Undue Preference Allegations
March 18
Ministry Adopts Rules Expanding Online Data Processing Audit Authority
April 23
ICANN Compliance, Domain Registrars Clash on New Whois, Abuse Report Language
April 23
ICANN Asks FTC, Canadian Consumer Affairs Office to Investigate .sucks Registry Practices
April 22
Global Rules Needed to Combat Piracy; Site Blocking “Sub-Optimal”, Expert Says
April 16
Israel's Mobile Market Reform Improves Customer Service, Government Survey Finds
April 16
Canadian Broadcast Regulator Updates Bundling and Canadian Content Rules
March 23
German Court Rules “Private” Pay TV Screenings Do Not Violate Copyright
March 20
Chinese, U.S. Telecom Firms Top WIPO Patent Filings in 2014
March 20
Italian Antirust Authority Fines Mobile Operators for Unfair Business Practices
March 16
Canadian Telecom Regulator Imposes Internet Service Requirement on Northwestel
March 16
Canadian Regulator's First Notice of Violation, Monetary Penalty under Anti-Spam Law
March 13
Spanish Court Orders Jail Sentence for Pirate Website Administrators
March 13
Dutch Telecom Data Retention Law Suspended by Court
March 13
Social Media Users Should Note Consequences From Improper Uses of IP
March 13
Is a Domain Name a Property Right?
March 13
Companies Should Consider EU Cookie Consent Rules Beyond Just Computers, Experts Say
March 13
CJEU Ruling Narrows Scope of Applying Private Copying Levies to Devices
March 13
Facebook Jurisdiction Ruling to Affect Large Internet Companies in France, Lawyer Says
March 13
Record Industry Groups Urge ICANN to do More to Stem Copyright Infringement
March 13
French Telecom Regulator Calls for ‘Duty of Fairness,' Strong Internet Giant Supervision
March 12
Portuguese Intellectual Property Court Bans Access to The Pirate Bay
March 12
EU Member States Approve Flexible Net Neutrality, Battle on With Parliament
March 12
Brazil Said to Be Open to Telecom M&A After Faulting Deals
March 9
Ericsson Sues to Block Apple iPhone in U.S. Amid Patent Spat
March 9
Industry Must Work to Counter Fears Around Internet of Things, Speakers Say
March 9
Equivocational Balkanization of the Internet
March 9
Television and Internet: A Ride Back to the Future
March 6
Israel Adjusts Taxes on TV Converter Boxes to Boost Local Manufacturing
March 6
U.S. FCC Promotes Net Neutrality by Classifying Internet as Title II Telecommunication Service
March 6
Domain Name Briefs
March 6
Guatemalan Telecoms Expect to Win Tax Appeal, Unshaken by Threat of Audits
March 2
French Report: Strong Actions Needed for Full Fiber Optic Coverage by 2022
March 2
Plan to Expand EU Trademark Law to Cover Domain Names Faces Challenge
February 24
Orange Increases Stake in Egypt's Mobinil
February 23
New NBTC Notification Regulates Thailand's M&As, Cross-Shareholdings and Dominance in Radio and Broadcasting
February 23
Telecom Italia Bolsters Broadband in $16.4 Billion Program
February 23
Net Neutrality, Zero-Rating and Telcom Violations in the Netherlands and Slovenia
February 23
Israel Adjusts Taxes on TV Converter Boxes to Boost Local Manufacturing
March 6
Equivocational Balkanization of the Internet
March 6
French Report: Strong Actions Needed for Full High-Speed Fiber-Optic Coverage by 2022
March 2
Plan to Expand EU Trademark Law to Cover Domain Names Faces Legislative Challenge
February 24
New NBTC Notification Regulates Thailand's Mergers and Acquisitions, Cross-Shareholdings and Dominance in Radio and Broadcasting Sectors
February 23
Telecom Italia Bolsters Broadband in $16.4 Billion Program
February 23
Net Neutrality, Zero-Rating and Telcom Violations in the Netherlands and Slovenia
February 23