Federal Communications Law Journal

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

Articles from Vol. 59, No. 2, March

Competition after Unbundling: Entry, Industry Structure, and Convergence
I. INTRODUCTION AND SUMMARY II. INDUSTRY CONCENTRATION IN COMMUNICATIONS MARKETS III. AN ENTRY-ORIENTED MODEL OF INDUSTRY STRUCTURE FOR POLICY ANALYSIS A. Factors Determining Profits 1. Market Size and Entry ...
Does Video Delivered over a Telephone Network Require a Cable Franchise?
I. INTRODUCTION II. THE DEVELOPMENT OF CABLE SERVICES A. The Retransmission of Distant Broadcast Signals B. Local Franchising of Cable Systems C. The Emergence of Rival Programming Distributors and Vertical Integration into...
Echelon's Effect: The Obsolescence of the U.S. Foreign Intelligence Legal Regime
I. INTRODUCTION II. CONSTRUCTION OF U.S. FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE SURVEILLANCE LAW A. Pre-FISA B. FISA C. FISC D. Ambiguities and Loopholes III. THE ECHELON INTERCEPTION SYSTEM A. Overview and Capabilities B. Interaction...
Market Definition, Merger Review, and Media Monopolization: Congressional Approval of the Corporate Voice through the Newspaper Preservation Act
I. INTRODUCTION II. HISTORICAL AND LEGAL BACKGROUND A. The Citizen Publishing Case B. The Newspaper Preservation Act C. The Federal Antitrust Laws D. The Courts, the NPA, and the Justice Department III. CURRENT CRITICISMS OF THE...
Necessary Knowledge for Communications Policy: Information Asymmetries and Commercial Data Access and Usage in the Policymaking Process
This project was conducted with the support of a grant from the Social Science Research Council, as part of its Necessary Knowledge for a Democratic Public Sphere Program, which is supported by the Ford Foundation's Electronic Media Policy Portfolio....
The Telecommunications Economy and Regulation as Coevolving Complex Adaptive Systems: Implications for Federalism
I. INTRODUCTION II. LIMITS OF THE PRESENT POLICY PARADIGM FOR SUSTAINABLE POLICIES III. TOWARD A NEW PARADIGM FOR SUSTAINABLE POLICIES A. General Constraints and Properties of Sustainable Policies B. Relations of Telecommunications...