mediageek 1-27-06: Senate Hearing on the Broadcast Flag

On Jan. 24 the Senate Commerce Committee held a hearing on the Broadcast Flag, a technology that the entertainment industry wants to impose on digital broadcasts in order to restrict our ability to record and use broadcast programming. Jeff Nicholson-Owens from WEFT’s Digital Citizen program joins Paul to listen to excerpts of testimony from the hearing, and to discuss what the implications of the Flag are for our rights and for democracy.


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