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Federal Communications Commission:
The mission of this independent government agency is to encourage competition in all communications markets and to protect the public interest.


Federal Trade Commission ("FTC"):

Federal Trade Commission enforces a variety of federal antitrust and consumer protection laws.


Fedworld Legislative Network:

Links to Legislative Branch, Congress, Committees and other Internet links.


Government Printing Office:

The U.S. Government Printing Office providing free electronic access to a wealth of important information and products produced by the Federal Government.


Library of Congress ("Copyright Office"):

This website includes Copyright Office records dating from 1978 to the present including registration information and recorded documents.


National Archives and Records Administration:

This online service is a joint project authorized by the publisher, the National Archives and Records Administration's Office of the Federal Register, and the Government Printing Office (GPO) to provide the public with enhanced access to Government information. Information you may find:

  • Code of Federal Regulations
  • Federal Register
  • Privacy Act Issuance
  • Public Laws
  • US Government Manual
  • Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents
  • US Congress Information
  • GPO Access Search Page




Thomas Jefferson Information ("Thomas"):


Acting under the directive of the leadership of the 104th Congress to make Federal legislative information freely available to the Internet public a Library of Congress team brought Thomas World Wide Web system online in January 1995, at the inception of the 104th Congress.




U.S. Department of Commerce ("Patent Office"):


The Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce. The role of the Patent and Trademark Office is to grant patents for the protection of inventions and to register trademarks.




National Telecommunications and Information Administration ("NTIA"):


The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) is the Executive Branch agency principally responsible for domestic and international telecommunications and information policy issues.




U.S. House of Representative ("House"):


A website link with information regarding U.S. House of Representatives, 105th Congress, 1st session Member Offices, Committee Offices, Leadership Offices, House Operations and House Directory.




U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission ("SEC"):


The SEC is an independent, nonpartisan, quasi judicial regulatory agency with responsibility for administering the federal securities laws.




U.S. Senate ("Senate"):


A website link with information regarding US Senate's Legislative Activities, Senators, Committees, Senate history and other resources.




U.S. Supreme Court ("LII Hermes"):


The Legal Information Institute offers Supreme Court opinions under the auspices of Project Hermes, the court's electronic-dissemination project. This archive contains (or will soon contain) all opinions of the court issued since May of 1990.




Law Library Resource Xchange:


Federal and state court rules.






Access to trial-level courts.




Industry And Private Organizations

American Bar Association:

The offical website of the ABA.


American Cable Association:

The voice of small cable businesses.


Association for Interactive Media:

A non-profit trade association for business users of the Internet.



Cellular Telecommunications & Internet Association ("CTIA"):


CTIA is the industry Association for the cellular phone industry.




National Cable Television Association ("NCTA"):


NCTA is a national association representing cable television operators.




Personal Communications Industry Association ("PCIA"):


PCIA is the leading international trade association representing the wireless communications industry.




National Association of Broadcasters ("NAB"):


National Association of Broadcasters represents the radio and television industries in Washington before Congress, the FCC and federal agencies, the courts, and on the expanding international front.




National Telephone Cooperative Association ("NTCA"):


NTCA is a national association of approximately 500 local exchange carriers.




Organization for the Promotion and Advancement of Small Telecommunications Companies ("OPASTCO"):


OPASTCO is a national trade association representing the nation's small independent telephone companies since 1963.




United States Telecommunications Association ("USTA"):


USTA works with its membership to advance industry concerns, coordinate efforts, and share information with member companies. They participate in proceedings before the FCC, the Rural Utilities Service, and Internal Revenue Service, and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, among others.




Wireless Internet Service Providers Association (WISPA)

WISPA works to promote the development, advancement and unification of the wireless Internet service provider industry.


Wireless Communications Association International ("WCAI"):


WCAI advances the interests of companies that deliver entertainment, information, sports, and educational subscription television programming as well as high-speed Internet access over a terrestrial microwave platform.




National EBS Association ("NEBSA"):


NEBSA represents Educational Broadband Service licensees.




Company Information

Hoovers, Inc.:

Hoover's Inc. is an eight-year-old, Austin-based publisher of company information. Hoover's provide a variety of online media and also publishes a line of popular business reference books and software products.


Wall Street Research Net:

Basic company information.



European Union:

Information including press releases, the institutions and other bodies of the EU policies.


The Electronic Embassy:

A resource of information for the Washington, D.C. foreign embassy community.


United Nations:

Information on press, conferences and publications.


Legal Research

Kuester Law - The Technology Law Resource:

A comprehensive resource website for technology law information regarding patent, copyright and trademark law. The website was created and maintained by Jeffrey R. Kuester.



CCH provides tax and business law information and software.



Dataworld is an information services company, providing mapping services, various data products, ability to retrieve data within predicted or real-world broadcast coverage areas and the ability to provide a variety of frequency allocation services to assist the industry professional in selection of a new frequency or evaluation of possible facility upgrades.


PK Baseline:


Baseline is an authoritative and up-to-date information source for the entertainment and media industries. Baseline provides subscribers with worldwide access to film & TV credits, information on projects in production, film & straight-to-video releases, domestic box office figures, biographies of key personnel & industry contact information. Baseline also offers media financial and corporate databases covering a wide variety of historical and current industry statistics, growth projects, economic profiles and financial analysis.


A helpful tool for understanding ethical issues raised by the use of the Internet.




Basic Legal Citation:


Citation primer based on the 16th Edition of the Bluebook.




The Internet Lawyer:


Provides links to Federal Courts, law libraries, House of Representatives, State Legislatures, state resources, legal vendors.




Cornell Law School:


Links to Annotated International Legal Guides, Cornell Law Gopher, Cornell University's Legal Information Institute which contains a collection of recent and historic Supreme Court decisions, its hypertext versions of the full U.S. Code, U.S. Constitution, Federal Rules of Evidence and Civil Procedure, recent opinions of the New York Court of Appeals and commentary on them from the liibulletin-ny and other important legal materials -- federal, state, and foreign and international.






A internet legal guide with links to legal internet search, legal news (updated day and night) and link to earlier supreme court cases.




Trade Press

IMAS Publishing Group:

IMAS Publishing Group covers the professional audio and video markets worldwide. Publications are written by and for audio and video professionals. IMAS Publishing Group are experts in the broadcast, cable, production and post-production industries.