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In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 2 2012

On June 29, 2012, the Supreme Court declined to review the Third Circuit’s reinstatement of the $550,000 fine imposed by the FCC on CBS for the Janet Jackson “wardrobe malfunction” during the 2004 Superbowl Halftime show


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2012

On August 1, 2012, Comcast filed an appeal with the D.C. Circuit challenging the recent FCC ruling that Comcast improperly refused to carry the Tennis Channel on the same package that Comcast offers on its own affiliated sports network


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • March 7 2011

On March 1, 2011, the United States Supreme Court reversed the Third Circuit Court of Appeals to hold that the FCC was correct in refusing the apply the "personal privacy" exemption of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to AT&T


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2011

On June 21, 2011, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed a 2008 California federal district court order affirming a 2006 California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) decision that AT&T Communications of California, a LEC, must pay tariffed access charges to Pac-West Telecomm for termination of traffic to Internet Service Providers


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • November 5 2012

On November 1, 2012, United States District Courts in Florida and Arizona granted the FTC’s applications for temporary restraining orders (TROs) against a host of companies alleged to have engaged in a fraudulent robocalling scheme in violation of the FTC’s Telemarketing Sales Rule and Trade Regulation Rule


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • October 22 2012

On October 17, 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed a Washington federal trial court’s dismissal of the putative class action against Best Buy alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA


Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announcements
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2010

The Further Inquiry into Two Under-Developed Issues in the Open Internet Proceeding has been published in the Federal Register


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) developments
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2010

The FTC announced that the deadline for its decision on whether to oppose the merger of Google and AdMob Inc. has been extended by two weeks to May 24, 2010


Legislative outlook
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2010

The House Judiciary Committee will hold a field hearing on the proposed NBC Universal-Comcast merger today, June 7, 2010, at 9:00 am Pacific in Los Angeles


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • January 24 2011

On January 19, 2011, the US Supreme Court heard oral argument in FCC v. AT&T, which arises out of AT&T’s claim that the FCC could withhold documents otherwise responsive to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request on the ground that AT&T qualifies for FOIA’s “personal privacy” exemption