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On June 5, 2000 the Supreme Court denied the petition for a writ of certiorari.
On May 1, 2000 EPIC along with 14 consumer groups and 19 law professors filed an amicus brief in support of the Competition Policy Insitute's petition for a writ of certiorari.
On February 28, 2000 the Competition Policy Institute filed a petition for a writ of certiorari asking the Supreme Court to consider the case.
On November 30, 1999 the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals denied the petitions for rehearing. Judges Brorby, Henry, Briscoe, Lucero, and Murphy voted in favor of en banc review.
On November 3, 1999 the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals granted the petition of privacy advocates, consumer groups, and law professors to file an amicus, "friend of the court", brief in support of the FCC's petition for rehearing.
On October 22, 1999 15 consumer and privacy organizations and 22 law professors and privacy scholars filed a motion as amicus curiae in support of the FCC's petition for rehearing by the panel and suggestion for rehearing en banc.
On October 4, 1999 the FCC filed a Petition for Rehearing by the Panel and Suggestion for Rehearing en Banc. The FCC said that "this case involves questions of exceptional importance affecting governmental efforts to protect the privacy of telephone customers and to promote competition in the telephone industry."
Legal DocumentsOrder Denying Petition for a Writ of Certiorari, June 5, 2000
Amicus Brief in Support of the Petition for a Writ of Certiorari [PDF], May 1, 2000
Competition Policy Insititute Petition for a Writ of Certiorari, February 28, 2000
Order Denying Petitions for Rehearing (PDF), November 30, 1999
Court Order Granting Petition to File Amicus in Support of Respondent's Petition for Rehearing (PDF), November 3, 1999
Amicus Brief in Support of the Respondent's Petition for Rehearing by the Panel [PDF], October 22, 1999
FCC Petition for Rehearing, October 4, 1999
US West Inc. v. Federal Communications Comm., 182 F.3d 1224 (CA10 1999), Docket 98-9518
FCC Order, "In the Matter of Implementation of the Telecommunications Act of 1996: Telecommunications Carriers' Use of Customer Proprietary Network Information and Other Customer Information," CC Docket No. 96-115
NewsCourt Sides With Telcos on Info, Wired (Reuters), June 5, 2000
Capitol Connection, Phone companies win and you lose your privacy, MSN, November 1, 1999
DIGITAL COMMERCE, Consumers' Desire for Information Privacy Ignored, New York Times, August 30, 1999 (subscription required)