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NHL star retweets message wishing commissioner dead

In the midst of yet another labor dispute, the Chicago Blackhawks' Dave Bolland sends out a retweet that he subsequently deems a mistake. Should there be consequences?

By November 24, 2012


Congress looks into FCC commissioner's move to Comcast

Chairman of the House oversight committee wants more information from the FCC about how Meredith Attwell Baker got her new job lobbying for Comcast just months after the agency approved the merger with NBC Universal.

By May 23, 2011


Google privacy policy 'breaches EU law' says commissioner

The EU's justice commissioner has said Google's new privacy policy is in breach of European law.

By March 2, 2012


President Obama nominates new FCC commissioners

The president has nominated a Democrat and a Republican who each have experience working at the FCC to fill slots on the commission.

By November 1, 2011


FCC commissioner: BART critics may be right

Commissioner Robert McDowell says critics have raised "very valid points" about the transit agency's decision to cut cell service to prevent a planned protest, but the FCC's probe is ongoing.

By August 24, 2011


FTC commissioner calls for new 'do not track' approach

J. Thomas Rosch suggests ad networks could "answer under oath questions about their information practices" to create "do not track" whitelists and blacklists for the Web.

By August 22, 2011


FCC commissioner leaves for Comcast

Meredith Attwell Baker is leaving the FCC for Comcast, just months after the FCC approves the merger between Comcast and NBC Universal.

By May 11, 2011


Softbank said to win FCC approval for Sprint deal

Two of three commissioners have signed off on Softbank's $21.6 billion deal for the wireless provider, sources tell Bloomberg.

By July 2, 2013


Why the FCC needs to get with the times, finally

commentary The FCC, with a new chairman and a full complement of commissioners now on board, needs to act with dispatch to adapt its regulations to the new marketplace realities of the digital age.

By November 3, 2013


Google might face FTC search crackdown

Reuters says most of group's commissioners think Google should be slapped with antitrust suit regarding search dominance, and The New York Times reports that commission is preparing staff memo recommending that government sue.

By October 12, 2012