Academic journal article Federal Communications Law Journal

Editor's Note

Academic journal article Federal Communications Law Journal

Editor's Note

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Welcome to the third Issue of Volume 62 of the Federal Communications Law Journal, the nation's premier communications law journal and the official journal of the Federal Communications Bar Association.

This Issue includes a collection of articles, notes, and comments on important topics in communications law. In the first article, Robert Crandall, Jeffrey Eisenach, and Robert Litan discuss foreign examples of vertical separation in communications markets, arguing that forced vertical separation in the United States would reduce economic efficiency in the telecommunications market and would impede the rollout of next generation networks.

Next, Carl Szabo provides several potential solutions for the copyright struggles between user generated Web content providers and intellectual property holders that would allow continued content diversity and user creativity while insuring that copyright owners are compensated when their works are exhibited Online.

Our third piece is a comment from Professor Jerome Barron on the recent FCC v. Fox TV Stations Supreme Court decision. Professor Barron analyzes the history of the Court's indecency jurisprudence and discusses broadcasters' liability for airing "fleeting expletives." Our third issue also includes three notes authored by members of our staff. Armen Boyajian writes on the viability of copyright law in the digital age, explaining how new technologies in music recording and distribution and evolving norms in rights sharing impact the current copyright scheme.

Ned Mulligan focuses his note on the D.C. Circuit's recent Comcast decision and the FCC's response, and, more generally, network management and Comcast's network management technology. …

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