Chernin, Parsons appearing in House copyright hearing

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The debate over digital copyright protection goes public in the House of
Representatives Friday, with News Corp. president Peter Chernin and AOL Time
Warner Inc. co-chief operating officer Richard Parsons planning to testify before the
House Telecommunications and Internet Subcommittee, Chernin via satellite.

Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.), chairman of the subcommittee, and other key
committee members have been participating in regular meetings on digital content
with the broadcast, cable and consumer-electronics and the movie studios.