“Three Democratic members of the U.S. Senate introduced on Thursday the ‘Next Generation Wireless Disclosure Act,’ which aims to clear up confusion surrounding 4G high-speed wireless data networks and control what carriers can and must say in their advertisements,” Neil Hughes reports for AppleInsider.
“Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., and Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., announced the act on Thursday, which they said would ‘require wireless providers to disclose complete and accurate information about their 4G wireless data service in their sales and advertising practices,'” Hughes reports. “It mirrors legislation passed in the House of Representatives this past June.”
Hughes reports, “The proposed act would require companies to disclose specific details in their marketing and advertising. The bill was created because there is no standard definition for 4G wireless broadband Internet.”
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Note: H.R.2281 — Next Generation Wireless Disclosure Act — was introduced in the U.S House of Representatives (112th Congress) by Representative Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (D-Palo Alto). Read it in its entirety here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “John A.” for the heads up.]