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Tag Archives: Comcast

Is the FCC’s “Third Way” the Right Way on Net Neutrality? Or a Dead End?

Posted in Internet, Regulations, Technology
Since our last post on net neutrality, the debate has focused on the administrative questions as to who will set the guidelines for internet regulations and how those regulations will be implemented.  Since the D.C. Court of Appeals ruled that the FCC did not have the authority to regulate Comcast’s network management practices under Title … Continue Reading

FCC’s Net Neutrality Initiative Suffers Body Blow, But is Still Standing

Posted in Regulations, Technology
Earlier this month, the DC Court of Appeals dealt a blow to the FCC’s “net neutrality” initiatives when it held that the Commission did not have the authority to sanction Comcast for employing network management practices that targeted users of P2P applications.  However, by basing its reasoning on a straightforward (and not surprising) interpretation of … Continue Reading

T.V.iolations Everywhere?

Posted in Press/Publications, Television
With all of the attention “TV Everywhere” is getting, it is not surprising that the most recent scrutiny is coming from public interest groups that are claiming the TV Everywhere platform (under which cable providers will offer their subscribers access to the content on screens outside of their homes) presents significant antitrust concerns.   Just two … Continue Reading