Pirates beware.

The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology of the House Energy and Commerce Committee has sent the PIRATE Act (H. R. 5709) to the full committee. If it passes out of the full committee, it will go to a vote in…

The huge get huger.

A federal judge has overruled the Department of Justice and has cleared the way for AT&T to take over Time Warner, rejecting the DOJ’s argument that the purchase would violate antitrust laws. Judge Richard Leon’s ruling comes with no conditions…

FM translators saved.

The FCC Audio Division has denied the filing of the Center for International Media Action, Common Frequency, and the Prometheus Media Project against almost 1000 applications for FM translators. The Commission found the objections of the advocacy groups to be…

Pirate appeal denied.

Last September, New Jersey illegal operator Ivan Angeles was hit with a $15,000 fine. Mr. Angeles filed a Petition for Reconsideration, alleging that his lack of timely response was due to his not receiving the correspondence. The Commission, saying that…