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A Pennsylvania federal judge on Friday threw out a lawsuit accusing the creator of the Fox television series "Empire" of stealing the idea for the hit drama from actor-turned-writer Clayton Prince Tanksley.
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai’s announcement that he wants to open a probe regarding broadband’s classification as a Title II common carrier has drawn the applause of internet service providers, including AT&T, Comcast and Verizon, and the ire of internet trade groups this week.
Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposal to undo the reclassification of broadband as a utility leaves open-ended how, or if, the FCC will continue to compel broadband providers to follow net neutrality principles, experts say, with some questioning Pai’s desire to set rules of the road.
Federal Communications Commissioner Mignon Clyburn on Thursday called for the FCC to move forward with a final order to boost independent programmers by limiting certain provisions in agreements between them and pay-TV providers.
Amway Inc.’s parent company slapped AIG subsidiaries with a suit in Michigan federal court Thursday in a bid to force the insurers to cover the health and beauty marketing firm’s settlement of a copyright dispute with several of the world’s largest record companies.