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UT Law School Classes - Spring 2012

Reg of Broadcast/Cable/Telecommunic

Instructor: Spitzer, M Credits: 2 Course ID: 279M Unique #29370
     Day    Time   Location
   Friday 10:30 am - 12:20 pm TNH 3.114
Exam Type    Test Date Time      Name Range Regular Room Extegrity Room
  Final Monday, May 14 8:30 am -   A-Z
  3.124
  3.124
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.

Description
This course examines the rationales for, and structures of, regulating broadcasting, cable and telecommunications.  We will concentrate on entry controls (the need for licenses or franchises); economic controls (such as price controls or required interconnection); content controls (e.g.  prohibition of indecency in broadcasting between 6 AM and 10 PM); and finish with a regulation that is a bit of both economic and content control (net neutrality).

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