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DC Circuit Affirms FCC’s Open Internet Order

Posted in Broadband Deployment, Internet Video, Wireless

180 pages of analysis includes a 60 page partial dissent Today the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit rejected multiple Petitions for Review and upheld the FCC’s Open Internet Order.  That order reclassified wired and mobile broadband Internet access services as telecommunications services and subjects providers of those services to several specific new… Continue Reading

Federal Court Says No To Internet Retransmission; Section 111 Compulsory License Does Not Permit Internet Broadcasting Without Compliance With Federal Regulations

Posted in Internet Video

A federal district court today granted a preliminary injunction prohibiting the mere retransmission of broadcast television programs over the Internet, without more.  The order is not only important for its confirmation of a 2008 Copyright Office decision rejecting Internet retransmission of video programming under Section 111 of the Copyright Act, it also reaffirms the “quid… Continue Reading