This D.C. Lawyer Wants Easing Of Anti-Collusion Rules


A top D.C. communications attorney on Monday filed a letter encouraging the FCC to issue a formal declaration that, with the final stage rule satisfied, no communications by broadcasters about the reverse auction can violate the Commission’s prohibition on certain auction-related communications.

“The Incentive Auction has handcuffed the broadcast television industry in many respects for over a year now,” this legal professional notes. “The continued prohibition on communications serves only to inhibit important business discussions as broadcasters prepare for the repack and post-auction operations.”

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