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Abolish the Telly Tax? Fat chance, say MPs at non-binding debate

John G Imrie

There are two problems with that.

1) Copyright holders are still doing regional licensing deals meaning that the BBC can't allow programs it doesn't make directly to be seen outside the UK.

and

2) Every time they try to get their own programs shown outside the UK. Sky TV keeps jumping up and down screaming about unfair competition.

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