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The maverick wants to cook the TV industry's golden goose. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is preparing to introduce legislation perhaps as early as Thursday that would dramatically overhaul the television business and will probably be met with strong...
Critics of a federal program that provides free cellphones to thousands of Maryland residents who can't afford regular commercial service are right that some recipients who don't qualify for the benefit are taking advantage of the system. But there's no...
ReutersBy Ronnie Cohen SAN FRANCISCO, May 8 (Reuters) - San Francisco city leaders, after losing a key round in court against the cell phone industry, have agreed to revoke an ordinance that would have been the first in the United States to require retailers to...
Tags: Lawyers, Judges, Consumers, Media Industry, Cell Phones
Angry about a proposal to relax the Federal Communications Commission's rules regulating indecent content on broadcast television and radio, the Parents Television Council and Morality in Media are pressing Congress to stop the regulatory agency in its...
ReutersMay 08 (TheWrap.com) - The Federal Communications Commission's Media Bureau has rejected an attempt to deny News Corp.'s renewal licenses for three Fox TV stations based on Rupert Murdoch's character because "there has been no final adjudication" of...
Enrollment in a controversial program that provides free cell phone service to low-income families has increased faster in Maryland than any other state in the nation, jumping nearly 90-fold since 2008 — renewing scrutiny on Capitol Hill over its...
Tags: Radio, Claire McCaskill, Entertainment, Personal Income, Poverty
President Obama has nominated venture capitalist Tom Wheeler, a former lobbyist for the cable and the wireless industries, to serve as head of the Federal Communications Commission. "Tom knows this stuff inside and out," Obama said. If that's true, I...
Allentown's Zoning Hearing Board delayed a decision on a proposed wireless tower in the city's east side Monday after a review showed the 154-foot structure could land on nearby residential properties if it were to fall. Verizon Wireless has proposed...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Disturbed by the nationwide epidemic of cellphone robberies and thefts, law enforcement officials across the country are looking to the wireless industry to help find a cure. In San Francisco, where half the robberies were...
Tags: Lawyers, Google Inc., Media Industry, Apple iPhone, Theft
ReutersBy Liana B. Baker May 3 (Reuters) - Dish Network Corp's billionaire chairman and founder, Charlie Ergen, may command all the attention when it comes to Dish's $25.5 billion bid for Sprint Nextel Corp, but behind him is a somewhat anonymous technology...
A Broward County lawyer was indicted Thursday on federal charges that he overbilled the Seminole Tribe of Florida by more than $1 million. Frank Excel Marley III, 39, of Southwest Ranches, and his office manager, Maria Hassun, 66, of Coral Gables,...
WASHINGTON — President Obama nominated Democratic Rep. Mel Watt to be the top regulator for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, moving to replace a career bureaucrat who has been sharply criticized by liberals for not doing more to help troubled homeowners....
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