Newsbits for 7-8-04

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  1. Chris Blount

    Chris Blount Creator of DBSTalk Staff Member Administrator DBSTalk Gold Club

    Jun 22, 2001
    The House Judiciary Committee marked up the Satellite Home Viewer Extension and Reauthorization Act yesterday during a quick morning hearing, moving the key legislation closer to a full House vote. Part of the talk surrounding the legislation was on copyright royalty rates, for which lawmakers approved an increase. More HERE.

    Pegasus continues to push issues related to its once-exclusive sale of DirecTV in rural areas, asking the federal bankruptcy court in Maine to consider an emergency motion it filed Wednesday. More information about that motion HERE.

    Update: 9:45am CDT

    Dish announced today that it will offer local TV channels to the Florence-Myrtle Beach, S.C., area. More HERE.

    Update: 11:25am CDT

    New software version 2.68 is now downloading for the Dish 811 receiver. See more info HERE.
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