U.S. appeals court blocks anti-piracy TV protection

Posted on Friday, May 06 2005 @ 18:36 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
A U.S. appeals court today blocked a FCC rule to limit people from sending copyrighted digital television programs over the internet.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia said the FCC had "exceeded the scope of its delegated authority" with the 2003 rule, which would have required TV set manufacturers to start using new technology by July 1.
More info at Reuters

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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