Goodfriend, Bad Actor? Networks Sue Locast Over Retrans


America’s “Big Four” broadcast television networks have united in seeking to stop a digital app from streaming over-the-air channels to their users without the requisite retransmission consent agreements.

It will be up to a New York Federal District Court to decide whether or not their argument is strong enough to force Locast to cease the way it presently conducts business.

The NAB is fully in support of the networks, calling the David Goodfriend-led Locast a second coming of Aereo.

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