John Eggerton

Net Neutrality CRA Teed up in House

Rep. Mike Doyle (D-PA) has filed a discharge petition, which would force a vote on the House resolution to restore net neutrality rules.

MMTC, NABOB Say FCC Should Help Northstar, SNR Cure DE Applications

The Multicultural Media Telecom and Internet Council and National Association of Black Owned Broadcasters told the Federal Communications Commission it needs to work with SNR Wireless and Northstar to help them qualify for designated entity (DE) b

Commissioner Clyburn: A Voice for the Voiceless

A Q&A with former-FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn

MCN: You didn’t have to leave until the end of the year, or until your successor has been confirmed, so why are you leaving now?

Privacy Groups Have Issues With Video Game Industry's Safe Harbor Update

The Center for Digital Democracy and Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood asked the Federal Trade Commission to not modify the Entertainment Software Rating Board's FTC-approved self-regulatory guidelines for compliance with the Child

AT&T-Time Warner to Court: DOJ Case Fell Apart

In a post-trial brief, AT&T and Time Warner said the government "came nowhere close" to proving the proposed AT&T-Time Warner merger violates antitrust laws. The companies said that the government's case was built on "non-probative competi

Special Counsel: FCC Commissioner O'Rielly Violated Hatch Act

The US Office of Special Counsel (OSC) has wrapped up its investigation of Federal Communications Commissioner Michael O'Rielly's statements at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Feb.

Allied Progress Campaigns Against Sinclair-Tribune in Iowa

Allied Progress, which is opposed to the Sinclair-Tribune deal, says it has placed a six-figure TV ad buy in Iowa to try to get viewers to pressure House Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) to hold hearings on the proposed merger. T

Chairman Pai Defers Cambridge Analytica Investigation to FTC

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai has said the FCC does not plan to investigate reports that Dish, Tivo and ComScore may have given Cambridge Analytica "the specific viewing habits of many subscribers in the United States." Chair

Charter to Hill: Opt For Opt-In For All

Charter is ramping up its call for online privacy legislation that applies opt-in requirements on the sharing of personal info, no matter who is doing the sharing.

Senators Want to Freeze FCC Media Decisions

Twenty-two US senators wrote Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai asking the FCC to stop making impacting the broadcast industry until it has taken a "holistic look" at the state of broadcasting and the media. They said they had not