State cable-theft laws must be revisited

Beauchamp; Kristofco, Geoffrey L.
November 1999
Multichannel News;11/29/99, Vol. 20 Issue 49, p85
Provides information on state anti-piracy statutes concerning cable operators in the United States. Recognition of state laws as the only deterrent to signal theft; Reduction in the impact of the Cable Communications Policy Act of 1984 due to court decisions limiting the maximum amount of civil statutory damages a violator must pay; Discussion of specific state laws.


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