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Opposition to JumpTV.com intensifies as broadcasters form new media coalition

News | 11/01/2000 5:00 am EST

JumpTV.com has until Nov. 10 to respond to a flood of objections to its request for an Internet-specific retransmission tariff. Canada’s broadcast community and rights-holders have banded together to stop the proposed tariff, arguing that a key section of the country’s copyright should specifically exclude companies such as iCraveTV.com and JumpTV, and bring Canadian law into what it says is the Western world’s norm.

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