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Tag: Click! Network


Tacoma: Judge blocks disclosure of Click’s contracts with local broadcasters; The News Tribune to appeal

The fees local broadcasters charge Click Cable TV’s roughly 22,000 subscribers are potentially a trade secret that should not be made public – at least, not by his court.

That’s essentially what Pierce County Superior Court Judge Ronald Culpepper decided Friday by granting a preliminary injunction to block the city-owned cable network from releasing its so-called “retransmission consent agreements” to The News Tribune.

“I don’t really like this decision too much, because I’m a great believer in the Public Records Act,” Culpepper said. “… But I also have concerns about the effects this could have on the

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Tacoma Council to weigh in on Click!’s stalemate with Fisher Broadcasting

If only symbolically, Tacoma’s City Council tonight will wade into the contractual standoff between the city-owned Click! cable television network and the corporate owners of KOMO TV.

Councilman Marty Campbell said Tuesday he plans to introduce a resolution “expressing the City Council’s support of the Click! Network and to encourage Fisher Communications to re-engage with Click! to resolve stalled negotiations for carriage of KOMO and other services to Click! Customers.”

Click! stopped transmitting six stations offered by Fisher – including KOMO – on New Year’s Day, after the municipal cable TV network’s re-transmission contract with the broadcast company expired

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