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There are two different "Title 47"s in play here. Title 47 of the US Code, as referred to by rclocher3, contains laws passed by Congress on the subject of telecommunications. Most interesting for our purposes is Chapter 5, Subchapter 1 which establishes the FCC. It sets the compositon and appointment rules of the FCC, regulates how the FCC can spend money ...


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Most of the time that I have heard or read that statement: "It would take an act of Congress..." it is usually referring to an impossible or very difficult act. However, the answer is "no" it does not take an act of congress to affect rule making or rules change within the FCC. Straight from the fcc.gov web site we have: Most FCC rules are adopted by a ...


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