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AT&T Won't Take FTC Common Carrier Fight To High Court

Law360 (May 31, 2018, 7:14 PM EDT) -- AT&T has bowed out of its long-standing fight challenging the Federal Trade Commission's authority to oversee internet service providers and has instead told a California federal court that it will negotiate an end to the regulator's claim that the company misled consumers about its "unlimited" cellphone data plans.

Three months after being a dealt a major setback at the Ninth Circuit in its years-long battle to strip the FTC of any oversight over broadband providers, an attorney for the company told a California federal judge Wednesday that it will not seek U.S. Supreme Court review of the decision.

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California Northern

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October 28, 2014


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