Senate Panel OKs Blocking Bill

Hearn, Ted
August 2007
Multichannel News;8/6/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 31, p26
The article reports that the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee has unanimously adopted a bill that requires the Federal Communications Commission to study the availability of "advanced blocking technologies" to filter not just television programming but also Internet content. Under the bill, the agency would have 90 days to initiate and 270 days to conclude a notice of inquiry that results in a report to Congress.


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