TITLE

Supreme Court Decision Likely Ends NLC's Internet Fees Fight

AUTHOR(S)
Vadum, Mathew
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;12/7/2004, Vol. 350 Issue 32024, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
15305648

 

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