TITLE

Senate Panel OKs Blocking Bill

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Multichannel News;8/6/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 31, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
26222493

 

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