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Canada Blocks Free Net TV: Canadian regulators have ruled that it is illegal to put broadcast TV signals onto the Internet without permissio…

Canada Blocks Free Net TV: Canadian regulators have ruled that it is illegal to put broadcast TV signals onto the Internet without permission; this decision comes largely in response to a string of start-ups that had hoped to take advantage of Canadian law to create businesses streaming live television on the Web. The prospect horrified programmers and TV producers and prompted one high-profile lawsuit against an early start-up, iCraveTV.com.

Read the whole text of the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission’s decision.

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