In Possible Threat to Must-Carry, GAO Says Broadcast License Phase-out Feasible
May 5, 2016
The General Accountability Office has concluded that phasing out cable and satellite statutory licenses for the retransmission of broadcast content "may be feasible for most” participants, and the U.S. Copyright Office agreed. Must-carry rules could be threatened as a result.
GAO polled 42 stakeholders about such a potential phase-out and the results were pretty evenly split.
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