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City Cracks Down on Glut of Satellite Dishes

When service ends, they must come down in Easton, Pa.

(Newser) - A Pennsylvania city is taking up a fight against satellite TV dish blight. Easton's City Council passed a resolution this week requiring the removal of TV dishes 30 days after the service is disconnected. Councilman David O'Connell sponsored Wednesday night's measure, arguing that the leftover dishes are... More »

Court: Owning a Satellite Dish Is a 'Human Right'

Banning them could breach freedom of expression: European judges

(Newser) - Life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness ... and a satellite dish? In a somewhat bizarre ruling out of Europe, judges in Strasbourg declared that owning a satellite dish is a human right. It all started when two renters in Sweden were evicted by their landlord for installing a satellite dish—which... More »

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