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The CJEU held that Article 9, particularly the concept of ‘access to cable of broadcasting services’, must be interpreted as not covering or permitting national legislation which provides that copyright is not infringed in the case of the immediate retransmission by cable of works broadcast on television channels subject to public service obligations.
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