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FCC, FDA Partner to Address Health Technologies Using Spectrum

WASHINGTON, July 26, 2010 – To plug it in and keep it beating, these two agencies must keep on meeting was the general theme of a panel discussion Monday convened by the Federal Communications Commission and Food and Drug Administration to address the current state of wireless health, and the lessons learned in those fields. Keep Reading

FCC Net Neutrality Workshop Examines Importance of Transparency

WASHINGTON, January 21, 2010 - The Federal Communications Commission in a Tuesday workshop explored consumer choice, user control of their online experience and the importance of transparency. The agency’s fourth Open Internet Workshop on Consumers, Transparency and the Open Internet focused on the sixth principle of network neutrality - transparency. Keep Reading

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FDA Considers Drug Promotion Requirements for Broadband Age

WASHINGTON, November 15, 2009 - The Food and Drug Administration last week considered how regulated medical products such as prescription drugs for humans or animals should be promoted on the Internet and through the use of social media tools. “The FDA has been widely criticized for not providing guidance for drug companies eager to promote their products on the internet,” according to Kate Greenwood, a faculty member of Seton Hall University School of Law’s Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy. “In recent months, the FDA has indicated that it is open to providing internet-specific marketing guidance,” she said. Keep Reading

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