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Locast Launches in Tampa

Locast has launched in Tampa, its 19th market.

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Locast is the TV station streaming service that employs an exemption from copyright law for noncommercial translators to deliver those local signals without asking broadcasters permission or paying a carriage fee. Broadcast networks have sued, saying it does not warrant the exemption.

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The service, which is free but requests donations to cover operating expenses, claims more than one million users.