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Articles tagged with: Americas

White House issues report on artificial intelligence

The Obama White House has released a report on future directions and considerations for artificial intelligence (AI), called ‘Preparing for the future of artificial intelligence’. The report surveys the current state of AI, its existing and potential applications, and the questions that progress in AI raise for society and public policy.

  • Thursday, 03 November 2016

Canada’s regulator gets tough on wholesale charges

The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is setting revised interim rates for existing wholesale high-speed access services that the large cable and telephone companies charge competitors. The CRTC had directed the large companies to file new tariffs for these aggregated wholesale high-speed access services after it launched a proceeding to examine issues associated with these rates.

  • Thursday, 03 November 2016

FCC receives zero-rating complaints; BEREC is lobbied

The FCC has received more than 100,000 complaints from Americans calling on the regulator to take strong enforcement action if and when companies violate the FCC's Open Internet Order with zero-rating schemes. 

  • Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Over the top could be regulated in Paraguay

Paraguay is preparing a new law to regulate the country’s growing internet-based TV services, specifically targeting the taxation of over the top (OTT) operators, Rapid TV News reported recently.

  • Thursday, 03 November 2016

US privacy proposal up for a vote

The US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will vote on 27 October on a revised proposal for rules to safeguard privacy of broadband users, reports Reuters. “FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's initial proposal came under harsh criticism..."

  • Thursday, 03 November 2016

US issue proposed rules on business data services

The US FCC has issued proposed rules on business data services (BDS), sometimes referred to as ‘special access’, which are enterprise data services that are a fundamental part of the US economy.

  • Thursday, 03 November 2016

Europe adopts privacy shield

The European Commission has adopted the EU-US privacy shield, a framework that "protects the fundamental rights of anyone in the EU whose personal data is transferred to the US as well as bringing legal clarity for businesses relying on transatlantic data transfers".

  • Wednesday, 20 July 2016

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