John Eggerton

NAACP on Net Neutrality: FCC Should Use Sec. 706

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)and Communications Workers of America want the Federal Communications Commission to use its existing Sec.

House Communications Subcommittee Considers LPTV Bill

The House Commerce Committee Communications Subcommittee will hold a hearing July 24 on a trio of bills. No witnesses have been announced.

FCC: Armstrong's Price Is Right

The Federal Communications Commission has sided with an independent cable operator in a dispute over regional sports network pricing.

Political Ad Trackers File FCC Complaint Against Stations

The Sunlight Foundation, joined by the Campaign Legal Center and Common Cause, has filed complaints at the Federal Communications Commission against two TV stations it said failed to properly identify the sponsors of political ads.

CFA: FCC Needs Network Reality Rules

The Consumer Federation of America told the Federal Communications Commission that its new network neutrality rules need to reflect the "reality" of the 21st century digital economy, which means using its authority to promote broadband deployment

Rep James Lankford Rips FCC, TV on House Floor

Rep James Lankford (R-OK) introduced and then withdrew an amendment to the Financial Services bill--which includes Federal Communications Commission appropriations -- that would have prevented the FCC from changing its indecency enforcement policy

ICLE Tells FCC Non-Neutral Internet Can Be Beneficial

The International Center for Law and Economics (ICLE) says that mandating that all Internet content be offered only on a take-it-or-leave it basis -- nondiscriminatory access by all users to all content -- is the "antithesis" of the calls for a la

NCTA: FCC Must Reject Alarmist Calls For Title II

The sky is not falling, Internet-wise, and regulators should act accordingly when it comes to imposing any new network neutrality regulations, regulations cable operators aren't persuaded are even needed.

Rep Rush Pushes FCC to OK BTNC Waiver

Rep Bobby Rush (D-IL) and three other members of the Congressional Black Caucus have written the Federal Communications Commission asking that the agency help the Black Television News Channel (BTNC) get off the ground and onto Dish and DirecTV.

Sens Introducing E-Labeling Bill

Sens Jay Rockefeller (D-WV) and Deb Fischer (R-NE) are introducing a bill, the E-Label Act--that would give equipment manufacturers the option of delivering Federal Communications Commission labeling information electronically -- on screen -- on d