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Jan 31 2024
The Federal Communications Commission is moving to explicitly criminalize almost all robocalls that use voices made with artificial intelligence, the agency said Wednesday. The announcement comes on the heels of a fake message, created with AI to mimic the voice of President Joe Biden, that told New Hampshire residents not to vote in the state’s primary election. The proposal would outlaw suchNBC News (Online)
Feb 08 2024
The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday outlawed robocalls that contain voices generated by artificial intelligence, a decision that sends a clear message that exploiting the technology to scam people and mislead voters won’t be tolerated.
The unanimous ruling targets robocalls made with AI voice-cloning tools under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act, a 1991 law restrictingAssociated Press
Feb 06 2024
State and federal authorities have traced robocalls that encouraged Democrats not to vote in the New Hampshire presidential primary back to a Texas company and its owner. The calls used artificial intelligence to simulate the voice of President Joe Biden and reached roughly 20,000 people ahead of the Jan. 23 election. New Hampshire Attorney General John Formella said Tuesday that his officeNew Hampshire Public Radio
Feb 08 2024
Unanimous vote makes AI-generated voice calls ILLEGAL in US - and FCC says ruling 'takes effect immediately'
Scam and spam robocalls featuring lifelike AI-generated human voices are now officially illegal, in a unanimous ruling by the Federal Communications Commission.
The new ruling, issued today, promises to give 'State Attorneys General across the country new tools to go after bad actors behind these nefarious robocalls.'
'Bad actors are using AI-generated voices in unsolicitedDaily Mail
Oct 20 2023
After five years in a shallow grave, the FCC has revived the rules meant to force internet service providers (ISPs) like Comcast and Verizon to treat all traffic equally. The agency voted in favor of a notice of proposed rulemaking Thursday, taking its first step toward reinstating net neutrality.
“Today, there is no expert agency ensuring that the internet is fast, open, and fair. AndThe Verge
Oct 20 2023
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) took a major step toward finalizing the restoration of net neutrality on Thursday.
Net neutrality rules force internet service providers to enable access to all websites and content providers at equal rates and speeds, regardless of their size or content. Democrats now outnumber Republicans on the FCC, and the commission voted in favor of aThe Daily Caller
Sep 27 2023
FCC Commissioner Blasts Net Neutrality Revival Proposal As "Serious Mistake" Authored by Caden Pearsen via The Epoch Times, A member of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Tuesday argued that suggestions by its chairwoman to reinstate Obama-era net neutrality regulations would be a "serious mistake." FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr, a vocal opponent of net neutrality rules, voicedZeroHedge
Nov 03 2022
The US government should ban TikTok rather than come to a national security agreement with the social media app that might allow it to continue operating in the United States, according to Brendan Carr, a commissioner at the Federal Communications Commission.
A string of news reports this year about TikTok’s handling of US user data has left Carr with “little confidence there’s a pathCNN Business
Oct 10 2023
This story, by Report for America corps member Carly Berlin, was produced through a partnership between VTDigger and Vermont Public. With the aid of federal funds, the Central Vermont Supervisory Union is busy giving its school buses an upgrade: equipping them with Wi-Fi, so students can turn long, idle drives into time to do homework. Federal Communications Commission Chair JessicaVT Digger
Nov 04 2023
FC Cincinnati's Celentano had the round 10 save to clench the win and FCC advances in the MLS Cup Playoffs
HARRISON, New Jersey — (AP) — Aaron Boupendza scored the equalizer in the second half and FC Cincinnati eliminated the New York Red Bulls 8-7 in a 10-round penalty-kick shootout after the two clubs played to a 1-1 draw on Saturday night. Neither team scored until Tom Barlow found the net unassisted in the 45th minute to give the eighth-seeded Red Bulls (11-14-10) the lead at the half.WCPO 9