CTIA to Appeal San Francisco Radiation Ruling
Article Comments 3
Nov 11, 2011, 12:11 PM by Eric M. Zeman
The CTIA Wireless Association has indicated that it plans to appeal the ruling in its lawsuit against the city of San Francisco over a law that requires retail stores to display warning signs about radiation from cell phones. The ruling, handed down on October 28, severely limited the original intent of the law, but the CTIA believes that even the narrowed ordinance is unacceptable. It is asking the federal appeals court to block the ordinance from going into effect on November 30. The city of San Francisco, meanwhile, is also appealing the ruling in hopes of reversing the judge's decision and getting the original ordinance reinstated. The CTIA and city of San Francisco have been battling over this issue for close to 18 months.
Feb 11, 2021
A US appeals court has issued a new ruling declaring that Customs and Border Protection agents can conduct both basic and "advanced" searches of electronic devices at US borders without needing a warrant nor reasonable suspicion. The new ruling overturns a district court decision from January 2020 that ruled such searches unconstitutional.
Apr 5, 2021
The Supreme Court today ruled against Oracle in its bid to force Google to pay for implementing Java in the Android smartphone operating system (OS). Oracle owns the intellectual property and copyrights for Java, but Java is widely used throughout the open-source software community.
Nov 28, 2022
The FCC has just adopted an even stricter stance against communications equipment from Chinese companies such as Huawei and ZTE, implementing a more complete ban. The US government has already taken a number of steps to constrain Chinese telecom equipment companies in recent years, effectively shutting them out of the US market, as well as many western markets.
Aug 31, 2021
South Korea's National Assembly has passed a new law that will require Apple and Google to open up in-app purchases to third-party payments. Apple and Google currently require the use their own payment systems for in-app purchases, from which the companies extract a cut of up to 30%.
Mar 30, 2021
The US Federal Trade Commission has decided not to appeal its antitrust case against Qualcomm to the US Supreme Court, effectively ending the matter in Qualcomm's favor. The FTC sued in 2017, claiming that the way Qualcomm links the sales of baseband processors with patent licensing amounts to anticompetitive behavior and unfair business practices.
This post was posted on 11/11/11 11:11 am