[Cdn-DMCA] CNN: we have a contract to watch commercials...
aland at ox.org
Fri May 3 10:23:53 EDT 2002
"Chris Palmer" <cpalmer at accesscable.net> wrote:
> The CEO of Turner broadcasting (CNN etc) believes that we have a contract to
> watch commercials, we shouldn't even go to the bathroom!! It is theft to
> skip commercials!!
It never ceases to amaze me how many people think that a contract
between two parties is binding on an independent third party.
For public posturing, Turner presumably feels it's necessary to hold
such a position. However, I'm sure he knows better, as he's probably
consulted his lawyers about the issue.
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