FilmOn CEO Prods FCC To Bring Local Broadcast TV Online

Law360, Washington (October 9, 2015, 7:24 PM EDT) -- Following a critical win on a copyright issue in a California federal court this summer, FilmOn CEO Alki David met with Federal Communications Commission officials Thursday to try and spark momentum on a proposal he says would give his Internet TV streaming company the ability to reach deals with broadcasters and cable channels alike.

In an interview with Law360, David said it is "inevitable" that local broadcast television will be available online, but expressed surprise that the FCC has not moved forward on a rule change that would clear the path for such a development. FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said earlier...

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