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FCC takes step to bar 'bad actors' from using federal funds for telecom services

Monday 25 November 2019 | 11:30 CET | News
The Federal Communications Commission has started the process to protect federal funds from misuse from "bad actors". The FCC wants to bar these "actors" from participating in its Universal Service Fund (USF), but also in its Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS) Fund, and the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program. The FCC said the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking seeks to provide the agency with more powers and greater flexibility to prevent fraud, including the ability to consider a broader range of misconduct and to immediately suspend entities when necessary to protect the

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