Republicans Slam FCC for Foregoing Public Comment on New Set-Top Box Plan

Posted by | September 30, 2016 | | No Comments

Originally published in Inside Sources on September 30, 2016.

“’The notice deleting the proposal from yesterday’s agenda says — in arcane legalese — that ‘the sunshine period prohibition in 47 C.F.R. § 1.1203 will remain in effect until further notice,” conservative tech blogger and former head of the FCC’s Wireless Telecommunications Bureau Fred Campbell wrote in Forbes Friday. ‘In plain English, this means the ordinary back-and-forth between the public and the FCC on Wheeler’s set-top box proposal is prohibited indefinitely.’”