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BBC And ITV Seek Legal Advice Against Listings Aggregator

The BBC and ITV (LSE: ITV) have sought the advice of lawyers to determine whether the deep-linking that online TV listings site does to their online video streaming is legal or not, reports, which has some 1 million unique visitors a month responsible for some 8 million page impressions, offers its users direct access to unbranded content from the two broadcasters, along with others. Broadcasters are concerned that listing aggregators will cut into their ad revenues around streaming, though Channel 4 and Sky said they were not worried about