Topic: Telecommunications Act of 1996

House Lawmakers Launch Process to Update Aging Communications Laws

Goal is to reform law in 2015

Two House Republicans announced an ambitious initiative to rewrite and update the decades-old communications laws that have been overwhelmed by new technologies and new media. In a Google Hangout Tuesday afternoon,…

Diller Tells Senators to Rewrite Communications Laws

Hearing touches on several Internet issues

Today's Senate Commerce hearing on the future of online video should have been called The Barry Diller Show. The former broadcast exec-turned-Internet mogul dominated the hearing over the future of online…