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FCC Launches Proceeding to Examine 911 Capabilities of Enterprise-Based 911 Services on Multi-Line Telephone Systems

The FCC intends to launch a new proceeding to examine issues related to 911 capabilities of enterprise-based 911 services provided over multi-line telephone systems (MLTS) and IP-based systems (collectively referred to as “Enterprise Communications Systems” or “ECS”). Last week, the FCC released a draft Notice of Inquiry (“NOI”) examining the 911 capabilities of MLTS and

The Dangers of Closed Proceedings

The Administrative Appeals Chamber of the Upper Tribunal (“UT“) has upheld, in part, the appeal of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Extraordinary Rendition (“APPGER“) from the First-tier Tribunal (“FTT“) decision in the case of All Party Parliamentary Group on Extraordinary Rendition v Information Commissioner and Foreign and Commonwealth Office [2013] UKUT 0560 (AAC) (“APPGER

Superstorm Sandy Foreshadows a New Paradigm for Protecting Critical Communications and Electric Infrastructure

On October 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy sent a fourteen-foot storm surge through New York City. Winds ravaged aerial infrastructure and water cascaded through subway tunnels and utility conduit systems, leading to a series of power station failures that left Wall Street and the rest of Manhattan below 34th Street without electrical power and with only