Federal Communications Law Journal

Trade journal covering communications law. Published in cooperation with the Indiana University School of Law, Bloomington.

Articles from Vol. 55, No. 2, March

Access to Local Rights-of-Way: A Rebuttal
I. INTRODUCTION II. SECTION 253 WAS NOT INTENDED TO PREEMPT LOCAL AUTHORITY A. Right-of-Way Fees Are Not Limited to Costs B. Differential Compensation Is Not Discriminatory C. The So-Called "Third Tier" of Regulation Is a Red ...
Avoiding Slim Reasoning and Shady Results: A Proposal for Indecency and Obscenity Regulation in Radio and Broadcast Television
I. INTRODUCTION A. The Citadel Case B. The Road Ahead II. THE CONSTITUTION, OBSCENITY, AND INDECENCY A. The Constitution B. Obscenity C. Indecency 1. Federal Communications Commission v. Pacifica Foundation ...
Editor's Note
Welcome to the second issue of Volume 55 of the Federal Communications Law Journal. This issue presents a diversity of topics that we hope educates and opens the door for debate among our readership. In our first Article, Robert Cannon reviews the...
Encryption Regulation in the Wake of September 11, 2001: Must We Protect National Security at the Expense of the Economy?
I. INTRODUCTION II. HISTORY OF ENCRYPTION A. What Is Encryption? B. Background on Encryption C. Recent Encryption Advancements D. Use of Encryption by Business and the Service Industry E. Use of Encryption by Terrorist Organizations III....
From Diversity to Duplication: Mega-Mergers and the Failure of the Marketplace Model under the Telecommunications Act of 1996
I. INTRODUCTION II. HISTORY OF OWNERSHIP REGULATION OF RADIO STATIONS BEFORE AND AFTER THE 1996 TELECOMMUNICATIONS ACT A. Policy Justifications 1. The Early Years and the Trusteeship Model 2. The Marketplace Model B....
The Legacy of the Federal Communications Commission's Computer Inquiries
I. INTRODUCTION II. COMPUTER I (1966) A. The Setting 1. A Better Mouse Trap 2. Western Union 3. Big Iron and New Networks B. The Issue C. The Policy 1. Classification 2. Regulation 3....