Dish: Keep the Exemption

Haugsted, Linda
September 2005
Multichannel News;9/5/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 37, p3
Reports on the argument raised by EchoStar Communications Corp. to the U.S. Copyright Office on September 1, 2005, which stated that the elimination of retransmission-consent exemption could harm consumers because DBS companies would not carry distant signals. Task assigned by the U.S. Congress to the Copyright Office; Remarks from EchoStar on statutory license; Result of a study conducted by EchoStar on copyright holders.


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