Comcast Won't Be Fined For FCC Violations

Law360, New York (July 11, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Federal Communications Commission said on Monday that it will not fine Comcast Corp., the nation's second-largest broadband provider, for interfering with file-sharing traffic on its network but will ask Comcast to stop its consumer-unfriendly activities.

“The commission has adopted a set of principles that protects consumers' access to the Internet. We found that Comcast's actions in this instance violated our principles,” the commission told the Associated Press last week.

But on Monday, FCC Commissioner Kevin Martin confirmed that the FCC could do little to actually...
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