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April 12, 2024

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Proposed FCC Internet of Things labeling program clashes with industry requests on self-attestation, liability protections

By Sara Friedman / February 26, 2024

The Federal Communications Commission’s draft report and order to establish an Internet of Things cyber labeling program could raise some concerns among industry stakeholders, who recently asked the regulatory agency to allow self-attestation and create liability protections for devices that bear the new Cyber Trust Mark.

Industry groups met with FCC commissioners and the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau in recent weeks to provide feedback on the labeling program, according to ex parte filings. The FCC issued a ...

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