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Monthly Archives: October 2016

“This new cybersecurity guidance from the Department of Transportation is like giving a take-home exam on the honor code to failing students. If modern day cars are computers on wheels, we need mandatory standards, not voluntary guidance, to ensure that our vehicles cannot be hacked and lives and information put in danger.”

U.S. Senators Edward Markey (D-MA) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) commenting on voluntary cybersecurity guidance unveiled this week by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The Senators are advocating a more aggressive approach as provided for in their Security and Privacy in Your Car (SPY Car) Act which directs the NHTSA to work with the Federal […]

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“Consumers should not have to guess whether so-called ‘unlimited’ data plans contain key restrictions, like speed constraints, data caps, and other material limitations. When broadband providers are accurate, honest and upfront in their ads and disclosures, consumers aren’t surprised and they get what they’ve paid for. With today’s settlement, T-Mobile has stepped up to the plate to ensure that its customers have the full information they need to decide whether ‘unlimited’ data plans are right for them.”

Comments of FCC Enforcement Bureau Chief Travis LeBlanc in a Commission news release regarding the $48 million settlement reached between the agency and T-Mobile.  

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You’ve probably noticed, but there are a few elections coming up next month. Accordingly, this week’s quote comes from the election category

“Online voter registration has been a tremendous success and asset for the people of Pennsylvania. This innovation has made it easier for people to participate in the civic process and I am proud of the work done by the Department of State to launch this application and the overwhelming response by civic-minded Pennsylvanians.”   Excerpt […]

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Excerpt from statements made by PUC Chairman Gladys Brown at yesterday’s Public Meeting regarding October being recognized by the Commission and PA Governor Tom Wolf as Cybersecurity Awareness Month in Pennsylvania.

“Today we live in a world that is more connected than ever before. The internet touches almost all aspects of everyone’s daily life, whether we realize it or not – and that means individuals who seek to misuse those connections can reach further and deeper than many of us realize. Cybersecurity affects all of us […]

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