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Telecommunication policy

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View Resource International Telecommunications Union

The International Telecommunications Union (ITU), the telecom policy making arm of the UN, based in Geneva, Switzerland, can be reached directly through the Web.

http://www.itu.int/en/pages/default.aspx
View Resource Federal Communications Commission: For Consumers

The Federal Communications Commission offers this informative page "about the issues the FCC oversees." The site is divided into six sections including Wireless, Internet, Radio, Satellite, Telephone, and Television & Cable. At first glance little information is contained in each section -- only a few frequently asked questions and their answers are given. However, a link at the bottom of each...

https://www.fcc.gov/consumer-guides
View Resource Prank Call to Fidel Castro Draws $4000 Fine From FCC

Over the past several decades, many jokesters have developed a penchant for prank phone calls, including that animated Peck's Bad Boy of the 1990s, Bart Simpson, and of course the often coarse approach to telephony adopted by the Jerky Boys. The achievements of these individuals may have recently been bested by two Miami disc jockeys' who successfully completed a prank phone call to none other...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2004/0430