Court Won't Salute Flag

Hearn, Ted
May 2005
Multichannel News;5/9/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 19, p3
Reports on the ruling of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Washington D.C. Circuit that the U.S. Federal Communications Commission lacked authority to protect digital television (TV) signals from rampant Internet piracy. Threat issued by Viacom regarding high definition TV programming if the FCC failed to impose copyright protection; Public interest groups affected by the ruling; Statement issued by Edward Fritts, CEO of the National Association of Broadcasters, regarding the issue.


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