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E-Commerce: Regulatory Implications

Select either the Federal Communications Commission website,, or the European Commission's e-commerce website, Both websites highlight a number on ongoing initiatives. Select one initiative and discuss its regulatory implications. Identify and discuss ways in which public policy regulations may provide both opportunities and constraints in the e-commerce industry.

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Within the website, we are faced with an enforcement advisory relating to internet-based telecommunications relay service providers of emergency calling requirements. The telecommunications relay service (TRS) is an operator service permitting the handicapped (deaf, speech-disabled, hard-of-hearing, or deafblind) to make calls to ordinary telephone users through the use of a keyboard of some other assistive device.

The initiative in reinforcing these emergency requirements to cater for this group of handicapped individuals is to ensure that this group of ...

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This solution provides a detailed discussion of the given e-commerce initiative's regulatory implications.