The author argues that the frantic debate over the use of direct broadcasting satellites (which he dubs “distressing broadcasting satellites”) is irrelevant because international broadcasting using satellites is very unlikely to occur due to prohibitive costs and technological barriers.
Doyle, Stephen E.
"International Satellite Communications and the New Information Order: Distressing Broadcasting Satellites,"
Syracuse Journal of International Law and Commerce:
2, Article 5.
Available at: http://surface.syr.edu/jilc/vol8/iss2/5