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John Eggerton

FCC Sets May 29 Deadline for Auction Signal Protection

The FCC has set May 29, 2015 as the deadline by which full power and Class A low power stations must be licensed in order to be eligible for protection of their signals in the repacking of stations after the incentive auction. ...

Thune Will Reintroduce Senate Version of ITFA

New Commerce Committee chairman Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) says he plans to reintroduce the Internet Tax Freedom Forever bill in the coming weeks. ...

TracFone Paying $40M to Settle FTC Complaint

The Federal Trade Commission Wednesday (Jan. 28) said TracFone has agreed to pay $40 million to settle FTC charges that it deceived consumers with promises of unlimited data plans. ...

Media Matters: Climate Coverage on Nets Increasing

According to a new Media Matters for America analysis, ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox increased their coverage of climate change issues for the third year in a row, though that was still less than in some previous years. ...

FCC Won't Reopen Tennis Complaint Against Comcast

The Federal Communications Commission has reversed an initial decision and denied Tennis Channel's program-carriage complaint against Comcast.   ...

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