Nov. 10 – FCC chairman Kevin Martin announced yesterday that the commission has determined that the cable industry has grown too large. The finding will be used to “justify a raft of new cable television rules and proposals,” reports the New York Times. Among the new regulations will be growth caps for cable operators. The finding could also set the stage for a la carte delivery of programming by rival content distributors. [New York Times]

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