On July 31, IPR filed a petition for rulemaking on behalf of the Campaign Legal Center, Sunlight Foundation, and Common Cause. The petition asks the FCC to extend its existing requirement that broadcast television stations place online the contents of their public inspection files, including records of political advertisements, to cable and satellite providers. On August 7, the FCC sought public comment on this proposal.
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