[opendtv] Speaking of distinctions ...

  • From: John Willkie <johnwillkie@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 1 Jul 2008 10:48:03 -0700 (GMT-07:00)


Washington -- In a report to Congress Monday, the U.S. Copyright Office said 
companies that intend to stream local TV signals over the Internet should be 
denied a key copyright license that cable operators use to distribute the same 

“Several businesses are using, or plan to use, the Internet to retransmit 
broadcast programming. The Office recommends that businesses using the Internet 
to deliver video programming should not be eligible for a statutory license at 
least this time,” the 275-page report said.


John Willkie
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