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FCC, Broadcast and Wireless Industries Mark Start of Incentive Auction
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • April 1 2016

Tuesday will likely be remembered as one of the most important days in FCC history with the official launch of the agency's first ever incentive


Court Rejects Last Pending Motion For Stay of Incentive Auction
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • March 25 2016

Last Friday, the D.C. Circuit Court removed the last potential roadblock against the start of the incentive auction as it rejected a motion, filed by


First Circuit Interprets Communications Decency Act Expansively, Holding That Lawsuit Alleging That Website Facilitated Sex Trafficking Was Properly Dismissed
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • March 24 2016

On March 14, 2016, the First Circuit, in Doe v. Backpage.com, LLC,(1) broadly interpreted the Communications Decency Act ("CDA"), 47 U.S.C. 230, to


Court Orders Provisional Participation of LPTV Licensee in Incentive Auction
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2016

Latina Broadcastersthe licensee of low power television (LPTV) station WDYB in Daytona Beach, Floridacelebrated a legal victory yesterday, as the D


FCC, Supporters Tell D.C. Circuit Incentive Auction Must Proceed as Scheduled
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2016

Arguing that low power television (LPTV) licensee Latina Broadcasters "has no entitlement, equitable or otherwise, to participate" in the incentive


Draft FCC Order Would Expand Lifeline Budget, Extend Program to Broadband
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • March 11 2016

A draft order circulated Tuesday by FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler and slated for a vote at the FCC's March 31 open meeting would expand Universal Service


Low Power Broadcaster Seeks Court-Ordered Stay of Incentive Auction
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • March 4 2016

Arguing that the FCC acted in an arbitrary and capricious manner in declaring it ineligible to participate in the incentive auction, Latina


FCC Urges D.C. Circuit to Reject LPTV Challenge against Incentive Auction Rules
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • January 29 2016

Arguing that its decision in the Incentive Auction order not to require protection of low power television (LPTV) stations during the channel


Court Denies LPTV Petition on Incentive Auction, Channel Repacking
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2016

With the FCC application filing deadline for the "reverse" phase of the broadcast incentive auction just two weeks away, the D.C. Circuit Court of


NAB urges reset of incentive auction repacking deadline, as FCC amends application deadlines for reverse and forward auctions
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • November 13 2015

Warning that only a fraction of broadcasters will be able to meet the FCC's current 39-month deadline for relocating their channels in the wake of