property within satellite channels' work.
of Intellectual Property Rights, Neighboring Rights, and its
related rights for satellite channels and among it selves,
Decoding or forgery of smart cards of blocked satellite
b) Seizing on the broadcast of blocked
(encrypted) channels by using special cables.
c) Imitating and copying programs among
Broadcasting of programs, varieties, and works without to
have permission from the owners.
E) Piracy and copying works
using the latest techniques (such as: downloads- copy on
discs and CDs) for media and artistic articles.
Second: the channel's
rules, Criteria, and guarantees of tackling public opinion
The extent of the channel's
authority and right to discuss public opinion issues and
cases, identify shortcomings, expose facts, direct criticism
to government and key officials, tackle subjects under
investigation or in courts, discuss citizens' complaints,
and conducting inquiries around aroused cases- and the
subsequent study of the following aspects:
To deep root this right, its source, identify its standard
and limits, ensure its neutrality from private interests and
Ensuring the right of response to channel's issues affecting
Legal protection of channels and its broadcasters to
guarantee their rights in this regard according to certain
rules and criteria.
Freedom of broadcasters and their independence from
channels' policy and to guarantee preventing the
interference and abusiveness concerning their work.
Investment- Management) within satellite channels' work.
individual ownership and its effect on the channel's policy,
style, and broadcast content ("separate between ownership,
special management, and channel's work style and policy"…the
extent of legally achieving it.
The call for mass and
social investment through general subscription and shares
ownership (joint-stock companies) to finance establishing
responsibility of the owner, head, and managers of channels
when facing others
Four: Legal Aspects
of Specialized channels.
Random religious opinions (fataway)
Using religion as means to achieve certain objectives
(Commercial- intellectual- religious- political).
3- Disdain of religions and
defamation of religious sect or certain doctrine.
B) News Channels:-
International protection of news reporter.
2- Legal protection of
offices and branches of news channels.
3- The relationship
with governmental bodies other than the state of origin and
the right of access to information.
4- Confidentiality and
secrecy of information.
C) Sport channels:-
1- The right of
monopolizing audiovisual broadcasting of sport
championships, such as "World Cup".
2- The extent of
exceeding the right of commenting on matches.
3- Legal liability of
The extent of the channel legal
responsibility about goods and products it publicizes.
channel's legal responsibility about the broadcasting news.
The extent of liability about economic, investment,
financial, publicity, and marketing views, expectations, and
directions, the channels present to the audience.
The right of specialized channels
to acquire economic news and the extent of it's precedence
as a right subject to rules of protection of intellectual