Cable, DOJ Pitch Modem Dereg

Hearn, Ted
January 2005
Multichannel News;1/24/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p8
Reports on the request posed by the National Cable & Telecommunications Association and major cable companies to the U.S. Supreme Court in January 2005 to cover cable-modem service from forced-access mandates and back deregulatory policies adopted by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission in March 2002. Findings of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on open-access rules; Agreement of the court to review the decision of the circuit court; Argument raised by the U.S. Justice Department on the application of open-access rules.


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