Today, with the use of Direct Broadcasting Satellites (DBS), television programs can be sent from one end of the globe to the other. This new technology has created a conflict between Western nations that wish to broadcast programs internationally and the Soviet Union and less developed countries that wish to restrict the flow of Western information into their territories. This Article analyzes this conflict and considers various suggested regulatory approaches.
Joel R. Paul,
Images from Abroad: Making Direct Broadcasting by Satellites Safe for Sovereignty,
9 Hastings Int'l & Comp. L. Rev. 329
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