Today, the Federal Communications Commission released a Public Notice announcing the full membership of the Consumer Advisory Committee (CAC), and the group’s first meeting date. The American Consumer Institute will continue its participation on the CAC with Steve Pociask as Chair for the group. You can read the full notice here.
Today, the Federal Communications Commission established the eleventh charter of the Consumer Advisory Committee (CAC). The CAC is operates in accordance to the the “Federal Advisory Committee Act and provides advice and recommendations to the Commission on a wide array of consumer matters.” ACI president Steve Pociask will Chair the Committee. You can read the […]
On Monday, the Federal Communications Commission’s Consumer Advisory Committee, chaired by Steve Pociask, approved a recommendation on the application of Truth-in-Billing rules for all voice services. The recommendation was sent to Chairman Pai and the other FCC commissioners, and it is available here.
In regard to FCC’s robocall blocking docket CG 17-59, the FCC’s Consumer Advisory Committee adopted a recommendation and filed it with the FCC. You read the recommendation here.
Today, the FCC’s Consumer Advisory Committee filed a recommendation in regard to efforts to dramatically reduce unwanted robocalls. This recommendation dealt with caller ID authentication issues. The recommendation can be viewed here.
Today, the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission announced the renewal of the charter of the Commission’s Consumer Advisory Committee, the appointment of members for the two-year term, and the Committee’s next meeting. The announcement selected 25 groups and individuals to participate on the committee and appointed Steve Pociask, president of ACI, as the Committee’s […]
Before passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), some of the bitterest arguments focused on the potential for death panels that would set treatment policy, deciding which patients and which medical conditions would receive which kind of treatment, if any. Within the scope of those rationing decisions, some feared older patients would be denied aggressive […]
Today, the FCC announced that Chairman Wheeler has appointed membership to the Consumer Advisory Committee (CAC). Steve Pociask (ACI president) was selected as one of CAC’s members, with Dr. Joseph Fuhr (professor of economics at Widener University and Senior Fellow at ACI) as an alternate to the CAC.