TITLE

No Action on Distant Nets

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Multichannel News;11/20/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 46, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the recess of the House ensuring that Congress would not disturb the court injunction that requires EchoStar Communications to cut off distant network signals to 850,000 customers in the U.S. EchoStar was ordered by the federal court to stop selling distant feeds of several television networks programming after determining that EchoStar had broken copyright law. According to Representative Chris Cannon, EchoStar should not be rewarded for its disregard of copyright law.
ACCESSION #
24972959

 

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