Jan 31

A federal class action claims that DirecTV permanently installs TV equipment on rental properties without the owners’ consent.

via Courthouse News Service.

Nov 07

The New Hampshire Supreme Court has ruled that cable television is a protected utility service under state law that can’t be shut off during landlord-tenant disputes.

via WCAX.COM .

Oct 25

In 1996, the Federal Communications Commission adopted rules for over-the-air reception devices. The rules prohibit restrictions on a property owner or tenant’s right to install, maintain or use an antenna to receive video programming from direct broadcast satellites, broadband radio services and television broadcast stations. However, there are exceptions to the rules, including provisions for safety and preservation of historic areas, according to the FCC Web site.

via Quad City Times.

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