This comment examines the problem of "pirate" broadcasting. "Pirate" broadcasting is used in this comment to describe radio and television broadcasting from ships or fixed structures located on the high seas that effectively allow the broadcasters to avoid regulation by coastal states. The author starts by discussing extraterritorial jurisdiction and why it must considered while discussing "pirate" broadcasting. The author then gives a historical background of "pirate broadcasting" including attempts to prevent it. Finally, the author discusses action taken by the United Nations against "pirate broadcasting".
Mitchell J. Hanna,
Controlling "Pirate" Broadcasting,
San Diego L. Rev.
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