“There’s a common misperception that the FCC somehow gets to review all deals in the communications industry,” said TechFreedom’s Berin Szoka in an interview with Bloomberg BNA Aug. 27. “All the Communications Act gives the agency to do is review and approve proposed transfers of licenses.”

The article goes on to also cite TechFreedom Senior Adjunct Fellow and Executive Director of the International Center for Law and Economics Geoffrey Manne ,

“While the FCC didn’t ask for any additional commitments in this case, beyond what the DOJ asked for, they’ve laid down the marker, and they can in the future.”

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