"The department's antitrust division filed a notice of appeal Thursday in Washington federal court," Bloomberg reports.
AT&T, as you'd expect, is hammering the angry emoji icon.
"The Court's [June 12] decision could hardly have been more thorough, fact-based, and well-reasoned," noted David McAtee, AT&T General Counsel, in a statement posted on the operator's website late Thursday. "While the losing party in litigation always has the right to appeal if it wishes, we are surprised that the DOJ has chosen to do so under these circumstances. We are ready to defend the Court's decision at the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals," he added.
We'll keep you updated as more information becomes available.
PaulChau, User Rank: Light Beer 8/30/2018 | 2:36:20 AM
Re: Long Process We can never have it our way each time we want it to. On some occasions, we might need to lose before realising what have we done to ourselves. This is just a wake-up call to the company and they can display the angry emoticon all they want, but they have to face the music for now.
Phil_Britt, User Rank: Light Sabre 7/23/2018 | 3:32:09 PM
Long Process The judge in the initial ruling slapped the Administration hard in his opinion, so don't expect the Admin to let this rest no longer how high it needs to go in the courts or how much money the legal fight costs.
Twenty-three attorneys general, representing 22 states and the District of Columbia, are suing to block the FCC's rollback of net neutrality regulations, again bringing up the agency's tendency to preempt state and local laws.