John Eggerton

CLC, Pro-Trump PAC Prod FEC on Online Disclosures

The Campaign Legal Center is teaming up with a pro-Trump PAC to try and force the Federal Election Commission to establish strong online ad disclosure rules. CLC has teamed up with the Take Back Action Fund (TBAF) to file an advisory opinion reque

Broadband-Boosting Bill Draft Circulated

Senate Commerce Committee Chairman John Thune (R-SD) and Communications Subcommittee Ranking Member Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) have circulated the draft of a bill that would speed the deployment of 5G, just one a host of moves to goose the buildout o

FCC Dismisses Word Net Complaint Against Comcast

The Federal Communications Commission's Media Bureau has dismissed a complaint, filed by The Word Network (TWN), that Comcast had violated a condition of its merger with NBCU, saying it had to make a prima facie case, and did not, and that digital

Verizon Gives FCC Its Side of Univision Impasse

Verizon gave Federal Communications Commisison Chairman Ajit Pai its side of the carriage dispute with Univision that has resulted in those networks being off Verizon pay-TV and wireless platforms.

DC Court Allows Live Streaming

In a first for the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit, oral argument in a major abortion case, Garza vs. Hargan Oct. 20 will be live streamed after Fix the Court, which advocates for greater access to federal courts, made the request.

Groups Pressure Senate to Preserve Lifeline Program

Three dozen organizations, including Common Cause, the Communications Workers of America, and the Benton Foundation, have sent letters to individual members of the Senate asking them to preserve the Lifeline communications subsidy program from wha

Fight for the Future Claims Comcast Censorship

Fight for the Future is claiming Comcast is trying to censor pro-network neutrality website

NAB to FCC: Cable, DBS Should Join Political File Party

The National Association of Broadcasters says it is fine with the Federal Communications Commission extending its online political file mandate to all video services, including cable and satellite and even broadcast radio, though there are some is

FCC Supports Fast Track for NAB Auction Challenge

The Federal Communications Commission said it supports the National Association of Broadcasters' request for expedited hearing of NAB's challenge to a portion of the incentive auction rules.