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Ofcom launches revised rules on consumer protection and nuisance calls

By Francis Keepfer The UK telecoms regulator, Ofcom, has launched a review of its General Conditions of Entitlement (the regulatory rules that all UK communications providers (CPs) must follow in order to operate) and a consultation on updating its guidance concerning the provision of calling line identification (CLI) facilities. Share this

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UK – Gambling Commission – Revised Remote Gambling and Software Technical Standards

By Jonathan Salt Following a consultation in October 2016, the Gambling Commission (Commission) has recently announced revised remote gambling and software technical standards (RTS) aimed at ensuring that online operators offer consumers a uniformed set of tools to monitor their gambling activities in the United Kingdom. Prior to the consultation, the RTS has remained generally …

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Police Unit for Online Piracy Established

By Dylan Kennett and Patrick Mitchell Lord Younger, in his capacity as Intellectual Property Minster, has announced that a new IP police unit is to be created by September of this year.  This follows a statement made by Vince Cable and BIS made last December. The unit will focus on different forms of intellectual property-related …

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