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WTTW wins copyright suit vs FilmOn; judge says online TV retransmitter can't be considered cable TV system

Dan Churney Mar. 29, 2016, 3:21pm

A judge has switched off a court challenge by an Internet company that wants to retransmit the programming of WTTW – Chicago's PBS station – to online users, saying the company isn’t authorized to do so, because it doesn’t meet the required federal definition of a "cable system" and thus is infringing on WTTW's copyright.