Blog o’ Blogs July

June’s summer season brings heat to several debates as legislators on both sides of the Atlantic focused on upcoming cases that could mark a turning point for the Telecommunications, Internet and Internet Services markets. Certainly an interesting summer rush, which may lead to a few shocking news in the coming months as the dust settles on major decisions and upheavals from the past year.

In April 2017, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai issued a Notice of Proposed Order, Restoring Internet Freedom, seeking to reverse the FCC’s previous adoption of “net neutrality” principles in its March 2015 Open Internet Order. Net neutrality is the principle that internet service providers (“ISPs”) should treat all data equally, regardless of source.
Amar Naik and Brittany Walter (Antitrust Law Blog/Sheppard Mullins)
Supreme Court Considers Vitamin C Price Fixing Lawsuit
Just a few days after the Justices of the Supreme Court conferred on the cert petition in the Vitamin C price fixing antitrust case, the Court asked the Acting Solicitor General to file a brief “expressing the views of the United States.”
Terra Hittson and Jonathan H. Hatch  (Antitrust Update)
If you get lost, sometimes you must go back and start again from the beginning. I’ve been a bit lost on whether the Sherman Act is unconstitutional as a criminal statute. It is well a

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