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You've been warned: FCC emphasizes that users of authorized wireless gear must obey rules

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Jun 1, 2016.

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    Just because your wireless equipment is authorized for use by the FCC doesn't mean you can do whatever the heck you please with it, according to an enforcement advisory issued by the commission just before the long weekend (see the entire warning below).

    "Authorized equipment must be used in a manner that complies with federal law and the Commission’s rules," reads the advisory, in part.

    While the advisory might appear to be stating the obvious, an FCC spokesman elaborates that "the FCC’s Enforcement Bureau is taking proactive measures to decrease the number of complaints about the use of authorized equipment in a manner that is not compliant with their authorizations. Reducing complaint volume helps us handle those that do come in in a timely manner. The issue is an ongoing, steady problem."

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