Does the FCC Want to Kill Hulu?
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"The FCC held a farcical press conference yesterday where it wouldn’t answer any specific questions about the deal. But it would be nice if it could clear this one up soon."
FCC Wants Web Video Rules Before Comcast-NBC U Deal | Peter Kafka | MediaMemo | AllThingsD
There is no logic in requiring a network to be made available to all cable and satellite services, without also requiring that network to be made available to all Internet video distributors. So the FCC should feel compelled to make a decision one way or the other: Either allow exclusivity, or prohibit it, and if the latter, then specify precisely how to ensure access, such as with a "me too" provision.