CTA Applauds Banning PRC Covered Companies, Questions FCC Cyber Regulation

By Conor Healy, Published Dec 22, 2021, 12:06pm EST (Info+)

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) wrote a letter to the FCC applauding the impending ban on covered list companies but warning against any broader cybersecurity mandate for the FCC.

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*****, *** ********* *** ************* *** cross *********** *** ******* ******** **** sufficient ********** ** ******** *** ***** are, *************, ************* **********. **'** **** years *** **** ** **** ********* the *****, *** ***** ******* *** results.

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**** **** ****** ******* * ********* Cyber **** ** **** *** ****, coordinate *****-****** ************ *** **** * committee/board ** **** ******* ********** *** actions.

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** *****, ******, *****.

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