FEC Proposed Rule on Internet Communications

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on April 6, 2005

Summary: The Federal Election Commission requests comments on proposed changes to its rules that would include paid advertisements on the Internet in the definition of “public communication.” These changes to the Commission’s rules would implement the recent decision of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in Shays v. Federal Election Commission, which held that the current definition of “public communication” impermissibly excludes all Internet communications… [Federal Register: April 4, 2005, Volume 70, Number 63, Page 16967-16979]

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