Supreme Court Decision Likely Ends NLC's Internet Fees Fight

Vadum, Mathew
December 2004
Bond Buyer;12/7/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32024, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports that the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court to deny the National League of Cities' (NLC) challenge to part of a Federal Communications Commission ruling may bring the NLC's quest to reinstate certain local franchise fees to an end. The NLC had argued that the ruling deprives localities of up to US$470 million annually in local fees, paid by cable system operators that provide cable-modem Internet access.


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