Items tagged "Mandatory Arbitration"
Protecting Privacy Requires Private Rights of Action, Not Forced ArbitrationAugust 6, 2019 Data Protection , FCC , Forced Arbitration , Mandatory Arbitration , Privacy
Over the past few years, the major U.S. mobile carriers have been in the spotlight over allegations that they have been selling their subscribers’ real-time geolocation data, including highly precise assisted GPS (A-GPS) information designed for use with “Enhanced 911” (E911). The Federal Communications Commission requires mobile carriers to offer E911, a service that provides 911 operators with a wireless caller’s location information, generally accurate within 50 to 300 meters.Read More
Taking It Back!: FCC’s New Promise to Tackle Forced Arbitration and Protect ConsumersOctober 31, 2016 FCC , Litigation , Mandatory Arbitration
Last week, the Federal Communications Commission made two huge moves to help consumers navigate the digital marketplace. The first was to finally pass its long-awaited landmark broadband privacy rules. But tucked inside that order was something equally important, if less high-profile: a commitment by the FCC that by February 2017, it will embark on a proceeding to address mandatory binding (or forced) arbitration clauses.Read More