US Slams Open Range Creditors' Extension Bid

Law360, New York (January 10, 2012, 8:09 PM EST) -- The U.S. on Tuesday asked the Delaware judge overseeing Open Range Communications Inc.'s bankruptcy case to deny a bid by unsecured creditors to extend the time in which they can investigate and sue government agencies on the Internet provider's behalf, saying an extension would be unnecessary and burdensome.

The government said the committee lacks standing to sue the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Rural Utilities Service, the Federal Communications Commission and other government agencies, and that even if it had standing, there was no cause to...
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