In Case You Missed It: Lawmakers weigh in on FCC set-top box changes

In Case You Missed It: Lawmakers weigh in on FCC set-top box changes


By David McCabe, 2/16/2016

A group of House lawmakers, led by Reps. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) and Judy Chu (D-Calif.)sent a letter to Wheeler on Tuesday to say they are 'concerned about the implications of this proposal for the nearly two million Americans who work to produce America’s film and television content — particularly independent creators and those creating minority focused and religious programming.'

Industry groups have said they worry about the effect the proposal will have on minority programmers, as well as the privacy implications of having tech companies producing set-top boxes.” 

Read the full article at The Hill here.

Read the full text of the letter to Chairman Wheeler here.

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