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December 1, 2021

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Industry urges FCC to avoid ‘fragmentation’ across government on IoT cyber regulation

By Sara Friedman / October 22, 2021

A proposal from the Federal Communications Commission to leverage its equipment approval authorities to boost Internet of Things cybersecurity must be aligned with other federal IoT initiatives, according to several industry groups that have asked the FCC to avoid instituting a new cybersecurity regime.

USTelecom in a new set of comments identified “practical limitations” to the FCC’s proposal, which was outlined in a notice of inquiry approved by the commission in July. The proposal that was widely panned...

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