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TV streaming service Locast sued by ABC, NBC, CBS, and Fox

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Four of the biggest names in broadcast television — ABC, NBC, CBS, and Fox — have filed a lawsuit against Locast, a small TV streaming service that broadcasts over-the-air local stations for free.

According to the Wall Street Journal, the TV networks have filed suit in federal court in an effort to shut down the service.

Locast is a free platform that retransmits over-the-air broadcasts from the TV networks. Earlier this year, Locast founder David Goodfriend boasted that the service had more than 60,000 subscribers. It’s currently available in 13 major cities, such as New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles. Read more...

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