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Locast ordered to close down streaming service for good

Friday 17 September 2021 | 09:20 CET | News
The US District Court for the Southern District of NY has issued a permanent injunction against Locast, the free streaming TV service in the US, ordering it to close down its service for always. The move follows the company's recent copyright loss, in a case brought to court by the country's four broadcast networks, ABC, CBS, NBC, and Fox. The injunction explains that Locast did not qualify for for a copyright-law exemption available to non-profits, because it used part of its payments to fund its expansion. The ruling was pronounced on 31 August, Locast suspended operations a few days after.

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Companies: Locast
Countries: United States
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