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Developments in telecommunications policy being made in the legal system.

Supreme Court will decide if online retailers must collect sales tax

The Supreme Court agreed to reconsider one of the most contentious issues in the business world: whether online retailers must collect sales taxes.

US vs. AT&T: A Court Fight Over the Future of TV

Early signs suggest the legal fight over AT&T’s $85 billion Time Warner takeover will focus heavily on the small screen, drawing much of its evidence from the companies’ video rivals.

AT&T, Comcast win final court ruling against Nashville’s broadband competition law

AT&T and Comcast have solidified a court victory over the metro government in Nashville (TN), nullifying a rule that was meant to help Google Fiber compete against the incumbent broadband providers.

It ain’t over: Net neutrality advocates are preparing a massive new war against Trump’s FCC

The fiercest advocates for network neutrality are readying a new war in the nation’s capital, hoping to restore the rules that the Trump administration just eliminated — and galvanize a new generation of younger, web-savvy voters in the process.

How the Battle for Net Neutrality Will Continue in 2018

Federal regulators may have opted to toss network neutrality rules in Dec, but opponents of the repeal are looking to extend the fight for a free and open internet well into the new year.

Net Neutrality’s Dead. The Battle to Resurrect It Is Just Beginning.

Internet activists and some politicians are ramping up efforts to overturn the Federal Communications Commission’s network neutrality decision, or to reimpose net neutrality rules through legislation.

We're Suing the FCC. Here's How It Works.

How soon can you win a legal victory and end this nightmare? The soonest Free Press can file in court is after the order is published, either by the Federal Communications Commission itself or in that Federal Register.

Washington State: Comcast was “even more deceptive” than we thought

The Attorney General of Washington has filed a new amended complaint in an ongoing lawsuit against Comcast, claiming that "new evidence" reveals "even more deceptive conduct than previously alleged." The lawsuit, which was initially submitted in A

Uber Dealt Blow as EU’s Top Court Rules It Is a Transport Company

Uber  suffered a major defeat in its effort to overturn strict rules and licensing requirements in Europe, after the bloc’s highest court ruled the ride-hailing company should be regulated as a transportation service, rather than a digital service

The net neutrality lawsuits are coming. Here’s what they’re likely to say.

The ink isn't dry yet on the federal government's decision to repeal its network neutrality rules, and yet many are already gearing up for what they say is an inevitable legal battle (once again) over the future of the Web. Because of the potentia