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Court Overturns FCC's Cable Subscriber Cap

August 28, 2009

The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has overturned an FCC decision to impose a cap on cable companies – barring them from serving more than 30% of cable customers nationwide. The ruling reaffirms a 2001 court decision that rejected the same cap. In vacating the FCC decision, the court found:…

Top 20 Follows for Tech & Tech Policy on Twitter

August 19, 2009

The FCC recently launched a new Twitter account – @FCCDotGov. For those who may be unfamiliar with Twitter (despite Conan O’Brien’s routine ridicule of the service), the micro-blogging platform allows users to send out short updates on just about any topic. Many people envision this as an endless stream of “I had a sandwich for…