FCC Meeting Delayed Briefly Due to Nearby Security Scare

Commission gets all clear after streets were closed for suspicious package outside nearby building
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The FCC's October open meeting had to be rescheduled to 11
a.m. Wednesday due to what a spokesman for the chairman said was a
"security" issue in the area.

According to an FCC staffer, the issue was a suspicious
package/vehicle at nearby 12th and C Streets -- not immediately in front of the
FCC -- that required road closures.

The chairman's office said they had gotten the all clear.

The FCC is scheduled to vote on freeing up more spectrum for
wireless broadband; creating bill shock usage alerts;  and an order
protecting public safety "answering points" from autodial calls -- so,
say, emergency calls would not have to wait for a carpet cleaning robocall to
end.

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