Communications Law

  • Someone Stole your Phone?

    … Identity theft can happen to anyone. Last week the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) published an article based on a true story from one if its fraud investigators who had her phone stolen. She provided tips you can take to protect your digital identity: Smart Phone: Lock your phone. Use at least a 6-digit passcode on your device, or use…

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  • Is Computer Tech Support Really Calling to Help You?

    … Does the thought of losing everything on your computer leave you queasy? That’s the anxiety fraudsters attempt to exploit with tech support scams – and it’s conduct the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and law enforcement partners are challenging through 16 civil and criminal (yes, criminal) actions announced as part of Operation Tech Trap. Tech…

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  • Cybersecurity Strengthened with Executive Order

    … (NIST) cybersecurity risk framework of best security practices. The EO has been in the works for a while and revised a few times. Among the key elements is a call for modernizing and consolidating government network technologies and infrastructures; a report on the technology supply chain risks to the US Department of Defense; support for security…

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  • New FTC Website Helps Small Businesses Avoid Scams and Cyber Attacks

    … information on other cyber threats such as ransomware and phishing schemes targeting small businesses. The FTC is continuing to work with the SBA on additional ways to help small businesses. If you or your business have questions or concerns regarding fraud, computer law, privacy, or cybersecurity law matters, including assistance with policies, prevention or recovery from a ransomware attack and cybersecurity insurance or insurance claims, contact attorney Jeffrey A. Franklin at Prince Law Offices. …

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  • Pennsylvania’s Powelson to Join FERC from PaPUC

    …. Commissioner Powelson has served as a Commissioner on the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) since 2008. Commissioner Powelson was first nominated to the PUC on June 19, 2008, by Governor Edward G. Rendell and appointed Chairman by Governor Tom Corbett in 2011. Currently, Commissioner Powelson serves as the President of National Association…

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  • A Comprehensive Revision of Pennsylvania Law on Partnerships and LLCs

    … On February 21, 2017, Act 2016-170 (commonly known as House Bill 1398) went into effect. The Act is a comprehensive revision of Pennsylvania law on partnerships and limited liability companies (LLCs). This Act amends Title 15 (Corporations and Unincorporated Associations) and Title 54 (Names) to replace the law governing limited liability…

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  • First Step to Starting Your Business

    … specialists and zoning and codes staff. The workshop is designed for both entrepreneurs thinking about opening their first business and existing business owners looking for a “checkup”. Desire more specific assistance regarding your business formation, agreements, intellectual property, trademarks, zoning, real estate law, cyber security, insurance, etc., contact attorney Jeffrey A. Franklin at Prince Law Offices, P.C. …

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  • Protecting Personal Information: A Guide for Business

    … questions or concerns regarding fraud, computer law, privacy, or cybersecurity law matters, including assistance with policies, prevention or recovery from a ransomware attack and cybersecurity insurance or insurance claims, contact attorney Jeffrey A. Franklin at Prince Law Offices. …

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  • 1 Billion Yahoo Accounts Hacked – What You Can Do Now

    … to use a password altogether. This is the largest publicly disclosed hack ever, below is a graph fresh from an article in the Wall Street Journal that puts it in perspective. If you or your business have questions or concerns regarding fraud, computer law, privacy, or cybersecurity law matters, including assistance with policies, prevention or recovery from a ransomware attack and cybersecurity insurance or insurance claims, contact attorney Jeffrey A. Franklin at Prince Law Offices. …

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  • Need Internet? Lifeline Program Expanded to include Internet

    …. Consumers also are encouraged to reach out to their local telephone, wireless or internet companies, to see if they qualify for Lifeline and other available programs for limited-income telephone customers. Additionally, all five Commissioners have reached out to the CEOs of Pennsylvania telecommunications companies, requesting their assistance…

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