Canadian Court Sides with CRTC, Broadcasters on TV Fees
By Michael Silbergleid
CBC.ca reports that the Canadian Federal Court of Appeal has paved the way for Canadian broadcasters to charge TV cable and satellite providers for carrying their programs. In 2010, the Canadian Radio-television and Communications Commission had asked the court to issue a ruling on whether it had the right to establish a regime whereby broadcasters could attach value to their TV signals.
In a 2-1 ruling released on Monday, the court said yes.
You can read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/story/2011/03/01/crtc-federal-court-tv-fee.html