Category: Communications Law
DC Court of Appeals Protects Net Neutrality
This week, the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit upheld the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) net neutrality rules. The net neutrality rules in place prevent internet service providers (ISPs) from blocking, disrupting, or diminishing internet traffic that may not be profitable. The rules effectively classify high-speed internet as a public utility, like water or… READ MORE
Data Disagreement: Are Your Communications Protected from the Court?
In an age where 68% of Americans own smartphones, our data and communication sources are sometimes our most prized possessions. With the help of technology, individuals now conduct business and pass time all from hand-held devices with little thought about privacy. While most people assume their conversations via cellular phones are secure, is it possible… READ MORE
Internet Defamation: Anti-SLAPP Laws
The acronym SLAPP stands for “strategic lawsuit against public participation.” These are often called “SLAPP suits” and have become quite the problem for smaller advocate groups and outspoken individuals. SLAPP suits are technically lawsuits, but they are not filed to win. Rather, they are filed to censor plaintiffs’ critics by scaring defendants into lengthy and… READ MORE
Traverse City Municipal Wifi Live!
Municipal wifi is now live in our home office of Traverse City, Michigan thanks to the efforts of the Traverse City Downtown Development Authority and the Downtown Traverse City Association, an association of downtown merchants and businesses. Revision Legal attorney John Di Giacomo, a board member of the Traverse City Downtown Development Authority, was proud… READ MORE
Why Pay For Channels You Don’t Even Watch? A La Carte, Coming Soon?
If you have cable or satellite TV, then you are probably paying for channels that you either never watch or did not even know that you had. This is because cable and satellite TV providers sell “bundles” of packages in their different subscription packages. You buy a package, and those are the channels you get. … READ MORE