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Author Topic: News Article: Comcast Sues FCC  (Read 1711 times)


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News Article: Comcast Sues FCC
« on: September 14, 2008, 05:36 AM »
Comcast is suing the FCC in relation to its recent loss in its battle to validate its interference with its customers P2P traffic.

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Ever since the FCC handed down its 3-2 decision against cable operator Comcast's network management techniques, Comcast has been expected to sue the FCC. Today, the cable giant made good on those predictions, filing an appeal of the FCC ruling in the DC Court of Appeals, which has jurisdiction over FCC decisions.

The appeal itself is brief: a two-page document, a cover letter, and a $450 check. But the fight that it spawns will no doubt drag on for quite some time, centering on one major question: can the FCC rule against Comcast based on a policy statement that the FCC said was not enforceable at the time?

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