Court Saps FCC's Strength on 'Net Protection'

Eggerton, John
April 2010
Multichannel News;4/12/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 15, p10
The article reports on the concession of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit decision to overturn its censure of Comcast's impediment of BitTorrent's peer-to-peer file transfers. The decision means that FCC will have diminished its regulatory authority on the peer-to-peer uploads by BitTorrent. It mentions that FCC has the option to challenge the decision on the Supreme Court or have a full circuit review of the decision.


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