BBC's free sat feed puts Chernin in orbit

Amdur, Meredith
October 2003
Daily Variety;10/13/2003, Vol. 281 Issue 6, p15
Trade Publication
Reports on the reaction of News Corp. president and chief operating officer Peter Chernin to the decision of British Broadcasting Corp. (BBC) to unencrypt digital satellite feed in Cannes, France. Effect of the unencryption on motion picture copyrights; Rights of BBC to unencrypt digital satellite feed; Decision of director general Greg Dyke not to renew the agreement of BBC with BSkyB company.


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