On Mon, Verizon will finally get its day in court. The telco filed an appeal of the FCC’s ’10 net neutrality order, arguing that it exceeds the Commission’s statutory authority and is contrary to constitutional rights. It’s a big deal with many telecom public policy what-ifs ending in “depending on what the court rules on net neutrality.” Cable’s position on the matter is that while the FCC order was far from perfect, it’s OK. More on cable’s position and what lawyers and academics are saying.

More top stories in today’s CableFAX Daily

House Judiciary subcmte on the Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet will hold a hearing on STELA Tues morning.
The DC Circuit granted broadcasters a preliminary injunction against FilmOn, preventing it from redistributing the networks’ signals over the Internet.
FCC commish Jessica Rosenworcel hinted on what the FCC might do in future retrans disputes on CSPAN’s Communicators this week.

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The FCC will vote on a measure at its November open meeting to allow mobile phone users to text 988 to connect to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. The FCC has already established 988 as the number for

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