In Labou v. Cellco Partnership, No. 2:13-cv-00844-MCE-EFB, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 26974 (E.D. Cal. Mar. 3, 2014), the named plaintiff sued cell phone company Verizon.
Measures proposed to reduce risk of misrouting private email messages out onto the public Internet
Some Connect America funding contemplated once policies, standards are set in second phase of proceeding.
Last week, the Oregon Public Utility Commission (“Commission”) denied a petition filed by rural incumbent local exchange carriers (“RLECs”) to expand the Oregon Universal Service Fund (“OUSF”) to cover broadband (“RLEC Petition”).
Be On the Alert for EAS Tones in Non-Emergency Situations – Big FCC Fines for These Violations and Other EAS Issues
The FCC has recently staked out a policy that the any use of EAS tones, or tones that sound like those alerts, outside of a real emergency, will lead to big fines.
Readers will recall that last month a U.S. District Judge in Utah granted broadcasters’ motion for an injunction preventing Aereo from operating in the six states that comprise the Tenth Circuit. Not surprisingly, Aereo appealed that decision to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
What’s Next for Television Joint Sales Agreements, Shared Services Agreements, and Joint Retransmission Negotiations?
A fierce battle is shaping up in DC about relationships into which same-market broadcasters may enter. In one corner are FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, the cable industry, and several “public interest” groups (although, as noted below, some have accused Chairman Wheeler of not going far enough).
March is one of those few months on the FCC’s regulatory calendar where there are few routine filing deadlines.
Trio of NALs for Antenna Structure Violations Highlight Application of Aggravating Factors – Being Bigger is a Liability
The release of three notices of liability in the past two weeks regarding alleged violations of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC’s) antenna structure violations by the FCC’s Enforcement Bureau (Bureau) reveals the extent to which size may trump uncooperative and extended non-compliant behavior when it comes to proposed forfeitures.