Court overturns broadcast flag

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled on Friday that the Federal Communications Commission did not have the authority to prohibit the manufacture of computer and video hardware without the so-called "broadcast flag."

The FCC's regulations were intended to limit unauthorized Internet redistribution of TV broadcasts.


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