FCC requests letters of intent for traceback consortium
The FCC has directed the Enforcement Bureau to select a single entity to serve as the registered traceback consortium required by the Pallone-Thune TRACED Act. Today, the Enforcement Bureau requested letters of intent for parties that wish to be considered for selection in this role.
Interested parties should demonstrate in their letters of intent that they satisfy the requirements to serve as the traceback consortium. These requirements include:
- Neutral party
- Competent to manage traceback efforts
- Include written best practices
- Will focus on fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful traffic in the role
- Intends to conduct traceback efforts in advance of registration as the consortium
- Statement that it will remain in compliance with statutory requirements, conduct an annual review for compliance, and promptly notify the Commission of any changes that bear on its certification.
Letters of intent are due May 21, 2020. Comments on letters of intent are due June 5, 2020.