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Supreme Court Upholds FCC’s Ability to Sanction a Single Expletive

April 28th, 2009 · No Comments

By Drew Clark
April 28, 2009 – The Federal Communications Commission may proscribe the broadcast of a single expletive, the Supreme Court held on Tuesday, overturning an appellate court determination that such restrictions amounted to a change of policy.
In a 5-4 decision on Tuesday authored by Justice Antonin Scalia, the Supreme Court ruled narrowly, on the […]

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Tags: FCC · First Amendment · News · Supreme Court

The Last Meeting of Chairman Martin

January 15th, 2009 · No Comments

 WASHINGTON, January 15, 2009 - At the last meeting of the Federal Communications Commission under Chairman Kevin Martin, it’s family time!
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Tags: FCC · News

From IP-Watch, US IP Attachés Take Hard-Line Position On Overseas IP Enforcement

December 26th, 2008 · No Comments

My piece about the U.S. Chamber of Commerce event last Friday on U.S. intellectual property attachés giving a report, and taking a hard line, on the enforcement of U.S. intellectual property, overseas, is now live on ip-watch.org.
Here’s the first couple of paragraphs:
WASHINGTON, DC - Nations ranging from Brazil to Brunei to Russia are failing to […]

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Tags: News · ip-watch

What Was the Gore Commission on Digital Television Broadcasting All About?

October 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

Note: On Friday, October 3, the Information Economy Project at George Mason University School of Law will feature a discussion about “The Gore Commission, 10 Years Later: The Public Interest Obligations of Digital TV Broadcasters in Perfect Hindsight.” It will be held at 8:30 a.m. at the National Press Club. Registration details are below.
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Tags: News · broadcasters · dtv

Do TV Broadcasters Have Obligations to the Public? Forum TOMORROW, 10/3

October 2nd, 2008 · 2 Comments

Note: On Friday, October 3, the Information Economy Project at George Mason University School of Law will feature a discussion about “The Gore Commission, 10 Years Later: The Public Interest Obligations of Digital TV Broadcasters in Perfect Hindsight.” It will be held at 8:30 a.m. at the National Press Club. Registration details are below.

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Tags: News · dtv