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"These are not new questions. The reason the courts have [in the past] decided it's OK to continue government regulations was because there were really no other alternatives for people to watch at the time. Those realities ... don't exist anymore," he said.
Nathan Siegel, a First Amendment lawyer and law professor at the University of Maryland, said the initial rationale for FCC regulation was that the airwaves are public property and needed to be regulated as a public utility.