Thursday, September 04, 2003

Court Acts to Block New FCC Rules

In yet another stunning blow to the Bush administration, in what seems to be a cascade of bad news in the last couple of weeks, the Third U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals (in Philadelphia) granted a stay, preventing the controversial new FCC rules regarding ownership from taking effect today.

“‘…Given the magnitude of this matter, and the public's interest in reaching the proper resolution, a stay is warranted pending thorough and efficient judicial review,’ the three-page judicial order stated, issued five hours after a hearing.”

Read the story on Reuters.

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