Posts Tagged ‘Comcast v. FCC’

Analysis: CNBCU Conditions Will Stimulate Growth, Not Restrict It

FCC, Media, Media ownership, Net Neutrality February 2nd, 2011

The Federal Communications Commission’s recent approval of Comcast’s purchase of NBCU has come with some major conditions that will limit any potential discriminatory policies the new firm might have engaged in.

The new entity, CNBCU, will become one of the nation’s largest content creation and distribution companies. CNBCU will be in a unique position in that they will not only control the creation of content but also the method in which it is distributed. Unchecked, this vertical integration could lead to monopolistic actions.

Verizon Sues to Invalidate Open Internet Order; Follows in Comcast’s Footsteps

FCC, Net Neutrality January 24th, 2011

Washington, January 24, 2011 – Verizon Communications filed a federal lawsuit Thursday, challenging the Federal Communications Commission’s recent Open Internet Order. Verizon argued that the FCC does not have the authority to implement the new rules. The Order, which was handed down from the Commission but has not yet taken effect provides three guidelines by […]

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