Ajit Pai: Media Ownership Rules ‘Quite Antiquated’

March 16, 2017

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai said that the agency is studying restrictions on media ownership, characterizing a number of the rules as “quite antiquated.”

In an interview Monday with Variety, Pai said that an easing of such restrictions “is one of the issues that is under consideration. We haven’t made any firm determinations there, either.”

Read more at: http://variety.com/2017/tv/news/fcc-ajit-pai-media-ownership-1202008630/


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