Webcasters Face Uphill Fight to Gain License

Hearn, Ted
June 2000
Multichannel News;06/19/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 25, p62
Reports on Webcasters' efforts to win the legal right in the United States to beam local television signals over the Internet. Terrestrial-video distributors' reliance on a compulsory copyright license granted by the U.S. Congress to distribute local TV stations free-of-charge to their customers; Filmmakers' fear about the loss of control over the distribution of their products.


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