Senators Salute 'Flag'

Hearn, Ted
January 2006
Multichannel News;1/30/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p18
This article reports on the support given by U.S. Senate Commerce Committee leaders for the legislation designed to protect over-the-air television from rampant Internet piracy. Proponents of the legislation argue that failure to pass the law will put local TV stations at a commercial disadvantage. Leslie Harris, executive director of the U.S. Center for Democracy & Technology, offered a statement on the possibility that the legislation could hinder technological innovation.


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