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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
  • 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


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


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


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • June 25 2012

On June 21, 2012, the Supreme Court vacated the fines levied by the FCC against Fox and ABC for “fleeting expletives” that occurred during live broadcasts


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
  • 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
  • April 18 2011

On April 12, 2011, the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit dismissed, for lack of standing, an appeal filed by Tama Broadcasting’s former CEO, Glenn Cherry, challenging the FCC’s denial of his application for review of the decision approving the involuntary assignment of Tama’s broadcast licenses to a receiver


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2011

On July 7, 2011, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit held that the FCC must revisit its 2008 order that lifted a ban on companies owning newspaper and broadcast stations in the same market