Why FCC's "broadcast flag" hurts librarians, computer hobbyists
by DECLAN MCCULLAGH
CNet, publication date: 30 March 2005
"According to a new brief, librarians, academics and computer hobbyists have standing to sue because they will no longer be able to make certain uses of digital TV broadcasts after the FCC's rules take effect in July. To wit:
- North Carolina State University won't be able to use broadcast clips for 'distance learning' courses that use password-protected Web sites."