FDA Advisory Regarding Hand Sanitizer The Operational Services Division is sharing this information to help prevent exposure to a potential health risk associated with the use of certain hand sanitizers manufactured in Mexico.The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued an advisory to... Read More.
Massachusetts Broadcasters Association Washington D.C. counsel Pillsbury Law has produced an advisory on the Q3 'KidVid' documenting requirements for television as well as a discussion of the rule changes that will go into effect for the January 20, 2020 filing.2019 Third Quarter Childrens... Read More.
Operators who have digitally streamed sound recordings that were recorded before February 15, 1972 (“pre-1972 recordings”) should be aware of an upcoming deadline—July 8, 2019. For anyone who was previously carving pre-1972 recordings out of royalties paid to SoundExchange, this is the date by... Read More.
As of March 1, 2018, all radio and television stations were required to transition their public inspection file to the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) online public file system. However, despite the year-old deadline, a substantial number of broadcasters have not yet activated their... Read More.
From the FCC:As we are all preparing for next week’s nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alert System (WEA) on September 20th, just a reminder to broadcasters and cable providers not to air the audio attention signal for WEA... Read More.
By David D. Burns, Pillsbury LawThe NAB has negotiated a waiver agreement with Sony Music Entertainment that will once again enable radio stations to stream Sony-licensed music unhindered by certain restrictions established by the statutory music streaming license. Stations wishing to take advantage of the... Read More.
The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association, along with other State Broadcasters Associations representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, recently filed Joint Comments in strong support of the FCC’s proposal to eliminate the rule which requires broadcasters to maintain letters and e-mails... Read More.
The Massachusetts Broadcasters Association's legal counsel in Washington, D.C. has issued an advisory following the release of the Federal Aviation Administration's new rules regarding the use of small unmanned aircraft.FAA Releases Long-Awaited Rule for Commercial Operations of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems