Wheeler to Float Going After Worst Pirates
A House Telecom Subcommittee plans to hold an FCC oversight hearing today.
While many of the issues on-tap concern television, one radio item stands out.
Look for FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler to propose a smarter way to combat pirate radio.
He intends to tell the lawmakers the commission will shift from a “whack-a-mole” enforcement approach to a smarter one — focusing on the worst offenders.
That means going after repeat offenders, and especially those who operate at high power, according to prepared testimony.