TITLE

Webcasters Face Uphill Fight to Gain License

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
Multichannel News;06/19/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 25, p62
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
3266000

 

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