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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
  • 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
  • November 21 2011

On November 14, 2011, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed a Pennsylvania district court’s dismissal of a shareholder fraud suit brought against Verizon Communications and JP Morgan Chase Bank for their respective roles in the Idearc spinoff


In the courts
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2010

On November 23, 2010, the US District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania denied a Pennsylvania township's motion to dismiss a zoning-related suit brought by wireless tower developer Global Tower LLC under section 704 of the Telecommunications Act


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
  • 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
  • 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


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