Broadcast Flag Legislation Revived On Capitol Hill

Law360, New York (May 4, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Efforts to prevent piracy of digital television content are slowly moving forward on Capitol Hill, where a hodgepodge communications bill has adopted a provision on so-called broadcast flags, a hot potato technology that is seen as a savior for the entertainment industry.

Hollywood has argued extensively in Washington, D.C. that financial losses have been endured for years while Washington has debated reform, but broadcast flags are considered one of the few preventive measures that can truly stem a type of piracy that isn’t yet as widespread...
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