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The Coming Federal Communications War

October 18, 2013

After winning confirmation from the Senate, Tom Wheeler will likely be sworn in as the Federal Communications Commission’s chairman in the next few days, something many observers say can’t happen fast enough. Since Julius Genachowski stepped down in March, the commission has been in a kind of limbo that it could ill-afford to maintain. The FCC faces not only some big policy decisions but big threats to its regulatory authority as well. How those battles play out will have a big impact not just on carriers and consumers, but also on any company that makes its business off the internet.


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