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CBS Will Sue Aereo In Boston, Preferably In The Alternate Reality Where CBS Is Winning

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ChurchHatesTucker points us to the latest news about Aereo, the service that has been facing endless opposition and jumping through countless legal hoops just to be able to offer a simple service that lets people watch public TV broadcasts online. Undaunted, Aereo recently announced plans to launch in Boston,...
CBS Will Sue Aereo In Boston, Preferably In The Alternate Reality Where CBS Is Winning

UK Newspaper Drops Paywall After Less Than 10 People Subscribe

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As Rupert Murdoch moves forward with his plans to put in place a paywall for the online sites of some of his UK newspapers, he may want to look around carefully. Jeff Sonderman points us to the news of a UK newspaper publisher that put in place a paywall of...
UK Newspaper Drops Paywall After Less Than 10 People Subscribe

Verizon, Cablevision emerge as unlikely allies of cable-TV customers fed up with bundling

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Cable viewers have long complained about paying ever-higher bills for hundreds of channels they don't want to watch. Now, in a twist, some cable companies are beginning to agree. Verizon and Cablevision are publicly pressing media companies that own the programming to stop pushing them to distribute unwanted channels and...
Verizon, Cablevision emerge as unlikely allies of cable-TV customers fed up with bundling

Cablevision, in Ads, Pokes Fun at Itself

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Cablevision, after investing to improve service, is kicking off a marketing campaign to burnish its image with commercials that acknowledge customer frustration with technology....
Cablevision, in Ads, Pokes Fun at Itself

Billions! Cablevision Takes Its Second Swing at Viacom in Bundling-Breaking Fight

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Here’s the next step in the Cablevision/Viacom cable bundling fee fight: After back and forth between the two companies about which stuff they want to keep private, they have released a public version of Cablevision’s legal complaint. Scintillating, right? This isn’t the equivalent of the Viacom/Google data dump, where...
Billions! Cablevision Takes Its Second Swing at Viacom in Bundling-Breaking Fight

Apple's set-top-box plans include cloud DVR

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Apple’s plans to turn its Apple TV into a cable set-top box involve a cloud DVR feature that would allow viewers to tune into shows any time they want, according to a report by the Wall Street Journal. Other demands made by Apple apparently include extended windows for VOD content....
Apple's set-top-box plans include cloud DVR

How Key Decisions In Copyright Cases Can Impact The Pace Of Technological Innovation

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Next month, I have a law review article coming out, specifically focused on how much innovation is held back and hindered when courts rule against new and innovative technologies based on the claim that they are infringing copyrights. This goes well beyond just the technology on trial itself, but many...
How Key Decisions In Copyright Cases Can Impact The Pace Of Technological Innovation

Cablevision files antitrust suit against Viacom over programming bundling

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Fan of channels such as CMT, VH1 Classic and Teen Nick? Cablevision is assuming that's a negatory. Today, the cable provider filed a federal antitrust suit against Viacom over the content distributor's programming bundling practices, which are alleged as anti-competitive. The lawsuit revolves around Viacom's insistence that ancillary networks...
Cablevision files antitrust suit against Viacom over programming bundling
Network Giants Argue In Appeals Court: Aereo Should Be Treated Like A Cable Company

Cablevision suit against Viacom could lead to the unbundling of cable channels

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Cablevision has announced a lawsuit against Viacom, pitting the cable provider against the content company, alleging illegal antitrust infringements. The gist of the suit is that Cablevision is suing Viacom for, in its view, forcing it to carry fringe channels along with its more popular content. Cablevision states in its release that...
Cablevision suit against Viacom could lead to the unbundling of cable channels

ISPs and Tracking Company Ready to Start Six-Strikes Anti-Piracy Scheme

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The MPAA and RIAA, helped by five major Internet providers in the United States, will start to warn and punish copyright infringers later this year. The parties launched the Center for Copyright Information (CCI) and agreed on a system through which copyright infringers are warned that their behavior is unacceptable....
ISPs and Tracking Company Ready to Start Six-Strikes Anti-Piracy Scheme

Just before the Oscars, ABC bolts from Cablevision (my cableco). This is an important story to watch. Part of bigger tale http://j.mp/d5GeW3

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Just before the Oscars, ABC bolts from Cablevision (my cableco). This is an important story to watch. Part of bigger tale http://j.mp/d5GeW3
Cablevision's Optimum app for PC and Mac exits beta, live TV streaming now available to all

Shazam, Delivery Agent Let You Buy Super Bowl Gear While Watching The Big Game

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The Super Bowl is just around the corner, but unfortunately most of us won’t be able to attend the big game. Parties are fun and all, but there’s nothing like leaving the stadium with arms full of jerseys, footballs, foam fingers and the like. How else are you supposed to...
Shazam, Delivery Agent Let You Buy Super Bowl Gear While Watching The Big Game
With Aereo appeal, broadcasters threaten the foundation of locker services

Top jobs of the week in digital media

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We’re busy gearing up for next week’s paidContent Live conference, which will take place at the Time and Life Building on Wednesday, April 17. In case you missed our announcements, we’ve added a few exciting, last-minute speakers to the lineup, including self-publishing phenom Tim Ferriss. Tickets are selling fast: Register today...
Top jobs of the week in digital media
FCC says Big Cable can now encrypt TV signals to halt "service theft"
HBO Go and MAX Go now available on Cablevision

RIAA and ISPs to police your traffic starting July 12

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During a panel discussion held for U.S. publishers today, RIAA chairman Cary Sherman said his association and a number of ISPs—including AT&T, Cablevision, Comcast, Time Warner Cable, and Verizon—will begin policing traffic to crack down on piracy starting this summer. The deal is not new, however—the RIAA and the...
RIAA and ISPs to police your traffic starting July 12

One TV Everywhere deal down! (Many more to go)

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Hey, it’s progress. Whether it actually ignites the kind of momentum needed to ultimately propel TV Everywhere to live up to its ubiquitous promise remains to be seen. On Wednesday, Viacom finally reached an agreement with Time Warner Cable, enabling the pay TV service provider to stream the media conglomerate’s...
One TV Everywhere deal down! (Many more to go)

Boxee Stands With The CEA Against Cable Companies, Courts The FCC Chairman To Stop Proposed Ruling

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Anti-consumer legislation SOPA and PIPA might be all but dead, but there isn’t time to rest. There is a seemingly never-ending flow of proposed legislation, statutes and bills queued up, ready to bust down doors and storm living rooms. One of the latest involves the forced transition from analog to...
Boxee Stands With The CEA Against Cable Companies, Courts The FCC Chairman To Stop Proposed Ruling
Is piracy hurting 'Game of Thrones'? Not if you ask one of its directors

Details On Ruling Over DISH's Autohopper Show Fox Lost On Nearly All Important Issues

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Last week, we wrote about the ruling in the lawsuit Fox filed against DISH over its Autohopper feature -- which automatically skips commercials on TV shows it records as part of its "Prime Time Any Time" feature (recording all prime time TV from the four major networks to the local...
Details On Ruling Over DISH's Autohopper Show Fox Lost On Nearly All Important Issues
Five companies that want to break up your cable bundle
Aereo wins major court battle against TV networks

Six Strikes Officially Begins On Monday

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Kevin Collier over at the DailyDot claims he's got it on good authority that the "six strikes" system, officially known as the Copyright Alert System, officially kicks off on Monday, many months later than scheduled. For whatever reason, the organization behind the program, the Center for Copyright Information, has been...
Six Strikes Officially Begins On Monday

Netflix announces 'Super HD' and 3D streaming for select ISPs

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Netflix (NFLX) on Tuesday announced new enhanced streaming options for users on select ISPs. Following a series of rumors that suggested as much, Netflix has confirmed the availability of “Super HD” streaming — which is simply Netflix’s branding for 1080p content — and 3D video streaming. Both services are available...
Netflix announces 'Super HD' and 3D streaming for select ISPs

Why Breaking Bad didn't scare Dish, but Walking Dead will

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Dish Network clearly isn’t afraid of Albuquerque drug kingpin Walter White. But wait until AMC’s zombies come back in October. Yes, despite tons of critical praise, Netflix usage and social media buzz, Breaking Bad remains only a niche hit, incapable of producing enough leverage to bring Dish Network back to the...
Why Breaking Bad didn't scare Dish, but Walking Dead will

Cablevision to Aereo: Don't compare your case to ours

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Aereo cited a 2008 court victory won by Cablevision to defend itself against a copyright complaint brought by TV broadcasters. But Cablevision says now Aereo is not entitled to the same protection. [Read more]...
Cablevision to Aereo: Don't compare your case to ours

Engadget HD Podcast 311 - 08.17.2012

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After a slight... week long delay we finally have your new episode of the Engadget HD Podcast. If you've been waiting for a Fantasy Football update, existing league members should have invites in their inboxes and our pick-em will launch soon. In actual HD news however, DirecTV has finally...
Engadget HD Podcast 311 - 08.17.2012
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