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Release Notes

Version 7.5 released 2023 07 24

  • General
    • Added Prof. Blake Reid to author team.
    • Released book under CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0 license.
    • Updated page size to accommodate standard printers.
    • Updated alt-text for all images (we have tried to improve accessibility of the document throughout; we will continue making improvements in the next edition)
    • Non-substantive cleanup throughout
  • Chapter 1
    • Updated footnote regarding Supreme Court developments around agency delegation
  • Chapter 2
    • Edited down NBC v. US and Red Lion v. FCC
    • Added comment regarding spectrum auctions
  • Chapter 3
    • Updated materials on effective competition for cable rate regulation
  • Chapter 4
    • Updated footnote material about final repeal of fairness doctrine
    • Added material about Manhattan Community Access v. Halleck
    • Updated broadband labeling materials
    • Added discussion on NetChoice saga
  • Chapter 7
    • Updated the notes regarding states’ role in privacy regulation to explain the significant shifts in state privacy legislation since 2018.
  • Chapter 8 – Updated material about Section 230 reform bills
    • Added footnote material about Woodhull Freedom Foundation v. United States
    • Added discussion about Gonzalez v. Google and Twitter v. Taamneh