New York State

Input Needed! High-Speed Internet Survey

February 10, 2022 By WENY 0

NEW YORK (WENY) – The state of New York is urging residents and businesses to take a broadband assessment survey.  The data from the survey will help to map out broadband internet infrastructure and access […]

New York State

Gov. Hochul Signs Measures To Enhance Online Safety

October 21, 2021 By WENY 0

ALBANY (WENY) – New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed two pieces of legislation Wednesday which aim to increase online safety, including establishing punishable offenses for so-called “revenge-porn.”  The first measure (S.623/A.2206) creates a task force […]

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NYS Expands Telemarketing Law To Include Text Messages

July 14, 2021 By WENY 0

ALBANY (WENY) – New Yorkers now have increased protections against spam text messages. Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation expanding the state’s definition of telemarketing to include marketing by text message. Previously, under state law, telemarketing […]