ICTA ducks HBO copyright complaint

| 21/06/2013

(CNS Business): Is the Information & Communications Technology Authority (ICTA) obligated to investigate allegations that a television service provider is broadcasting pirated content? The issue is under debate: ICTA Managing Director David Archbold believes that it should be settled in court, since the issue concerns the copyright law rather than ICTA law. HBO Latin America, the re-sellers of HBO and Cinemax programming, and LIME, which is licensed by them to broadcast the channels, believe otherwise. Last week HBO Latin America issued a statement that WestStar TV was illegally broadcasting its content and it had lodged a complaint with the regulatory authority. Read more and comment on CNs Business

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