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Locast to Pay $32M to Broadcasters to Settle Copyright Lawsuit

A case that began with hype that someone had finally cracked the code for delivering free and legal broadcast streaming is ending with a $32 million payment of copyright damages to ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC. After suspending its service following a devastating court loss, Locast has also now agreed to a permanent injunction, according to […]

Streaming TV App Locast Suspends Operations After Court Ruling

The streaming TV app Locast is shutting down for now, after losing a critical court ruling in a case brought by the broadcast networks, including CBS, NBC, ABC and Fox. “As a non-profit, Locast was designed from the very beginning to operate in accordance with the strict letter of the law, but in response to […]

Broadcasters Score Big Legal Win Against Locast, a Popular App Streaming Network TV

ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC have gained a huge court decision that could imperil the ongoing viability of Locast, a much-hyped digital app that streams over-the-air television stations. On Tuesday, a New York federal court granted partial summary judgment to broadcasters in this closely-watched copyright case. Locast has helped cord-cutters by providing digital access to local […]