Category Archives: Communications and Technology Law

IPR Advocacy Leads to Improved and Comprehensive Online Public File Rules

IPR, on behalf of its clients Sunlight Foundation, Campaign Legal Center, and Common Cause, has been at the forefront of the fight to increase the political advertising transparency at television stations in light of their public interest obligations. This issue … Continue reading

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IPR Successfully Opposes Petitions for Closed Captioning Waivers

The Institute for Public Representation scored another victory for deaf and hard of hearing individuals on November 17 when the Federal Communications Commission required a programmer to provide closed captions. The Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau’s order (http://transition.fcc.gov/Daily_Releases/Daily_Business/2015/db1117/DA-15-1324A1.pdf) found that … Continue reading

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