Monday, June 1, 2009

Elsie Law's Daily Dose Of The Law

A federal appeals court has upheld the ruling of the Federal Communications Commission, stating that cable television service providers can not have exclusive rights for various apartment buildings that they wire.

The court has ruled that permitting cable companies to have exclusive rights to specific buildings would be anti-competitive. All previous arrangements that allowed this monopolistic-type arrangement are no longer legally enforceable.

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