John Eggerton

Court Clears Way for Byron Allen Bias Suit Against Charter

A three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld a California District Court ruling that Byron Allen's Entertainment Studios Networks (ESN) was not barred from suing Charter over its allegation the cable operator's decis

President Trump: We Are Now Writing Rules of Press Conference Decorum

After a judge ruled Nov 16 that the White House must restore the press pass of CNN senior White House correspondent Jim Acosta, President Donald Trump said of the court defeat, "[I]t’s not a big deal.

Privacy Groups to FTC: Where's Our Google Complaint

Privacy groups are pressing the Federal Trade Commission for the status of their complaint against Google.

Sens Moran, Udall Say FCC Must Protect C-Band Incumbents

Sens Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Tom Udall (D-NM) have added their voices to those of broadcasters and others asking the Federal Communications Commission to be careful how it allows new users to share the C-band spectrum they use to receive programmin

ACA: DOJ Needs to Keep Leash on Comcast/NBCU

The American Cable Association called on the Justice Department to open an antitrust investigation into Comcast-NBCUniversal.

Silicon Valley to NTIA: Federal Privacy Law Should Trump States

The Internet Association (IA) and Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) submitted filings with the National Telecommunications & Information Administration (NTIA), which sought comment on a framework for protecting privacy.

DOJ's antitrust chief Delrahim Promotes 'AT&T/Time Warner Doctrine' in Mexico

Department of Justice antitrust chief Makan Delrahim put an exclamation point on what might now be called the AT&T/Time Warner Doctrine given the confluence of that case with Delrahim's emphasis on spin-offs versus conditions in vertical merge

NTIA Lets Verisign Boost .Com Domain Name Prices

the National Telecommunications & Information Administration (NTIA) has agreed to modify its agreement with domain name registrar Verisign that will allow it to boost prices for .com domain names, but not to vertically integrate--say, merge wi

Chairman Pai Plans to Remain Chairman For ‘Foreseeable Future’

Brian Hart, director of the Federal Communications Commission’s office of media relations, said that FCC Chairman Ajit Pai “plans to lead the FCC for the foreseeable future.” Pai — a Republican appointed to the commission by President Barack Obama

FCC's O'Rielly Warns That Children's TV Rules Could Go Away

Federal Communications Commissioner Michael O'Rielly suggested the agency's children's video rules might be unconstitutional.