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Posted in Broadcasting, Policy & Regulation, Telecoms & Broadband Trey Hanbury

Rewriting the U.S. Communications Act for the 21st century

The primary law in the United States governing the telecommunications industry is the Communications Act of 1934 (the “Act”).[1] Congress adopted the Act during the Great Depression, at a time when the latest consumer technology was broadcast radio, and last updated the law nearly twenty years ago, when most people accessed the Internet using dial-up and “smartphones” were still science … Continue Reading