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Re: [HDTV-in-SFbay] Re: New FCC Chairman

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  • Duke And Rat
    The way it s worked in the past: A corporation that wants special favors, offers the commissioners an all-expense paid vacation to an exotic south sea island.
    Message 1 of 6 , May 2, 2013
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      The way it's worked in the past:

      A corporation that wants special favors, offers the commissioners an all-expense paid vacation to an exotic south sea island. Then the commissioners bend the laws to suit the corporation ... all the while maintaining the Payola law ... just to make it look like they're not criminals.




      BD



      On May 2, 2013, at 9:14 AM, Steve Ipson wrote:



      But the FCC does make rules (not laws). But the rules have pretty much the same force and effect as laws.
       

      To: HDTV-in-SFbay@yahoogroups.com
      From: bobcaplan1@...
      Date: Thu, 2 May 2013 14:46:09 +0000
      Subject: [HDTV-in-SFbay] Re: New FCC Chairman

      Umm, the FCC doesn't deregulate the rules (laws). Congress enacts the laws and the FCC enforces them....

      --- In HDTV-in-SFbay@yahoogroups.com, Duke And Rat <dukenrat@...> wrote:
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      > Wheeler ... was most recently a managing director of Core Capital Partners, a venture capital firm in downtown Washington.
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      > Oh Boy! Let's deregulate the rules so foreigners can control US stations, and so one entity can own an entire town's access to news.
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      > BD
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      > On May 1, 2013, at 4:26 PM, Larry Kenney wrote:
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      > > President Obama appointed a new FCC Chairman today, Tom Wheeler.
      > > 
      > > Here is the story about him:
      > > 
      > > http://www.tvtechnology.com/article/reports-t! om-wheeler-to-get-fcc-chairman-nod/219172
      > > 
      > > Larry
      > > SF





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