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Old August 3rd, 2012, 06:08 PM   #62 (permalink)
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"The most scandalous recent example of the FCC’s cozy relationship with the companies it ostensibly regulates took place in January 2011. Just a few weeks after the agency approved Comcast’s acquisition of NBC-Universal, a deal worth $30 billion, Commissioner Meredith Attwell Baker left to take a senior position at Comcast. One unanswered question is whether Baker was negotiating her compensation package while the agency deliberated the acquisition."

Why Our Phones and Internet Are Being Threatened by a Big Telecom Privatization Scheme | Alternet
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