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Cablevision Joins Leggero Fight
Shells broadcasters in legal showdown over repayments for signs ABLEVISION DOES NOT HAVE TROUBLE hammering broadcasters hard vention of settled industry expectations. ” The use of the Cablevision decision looks central to the over all their signals when the issue of retransmission agreement is around the docket. However the company sang a much several tune a week ago, current case. In question the injunction, the region court found no apmaking a staunch defense of those broadcast signals in the Aereo TV circumstance. preciable big difference between Aereo and Cablevision's remote DVR. In Broadcasters are suing Aereo, the Barry Diller-backed subscription ser- fact, the court depended heavily on that precedent, with the judge saying that devoid of that decision, the broadcastervice that provides mobile users access to timeplaintiffs would likely possess prevailed inside their shiftable Net versions of broadcast alerts in request for a preliminary injunction. New York City to get a monthly registration. Cablevision states that even with that deAereo says it really is simply featuring remote cision, Aereo must be stopped. access to a TELEVISION antenna, which viewers are " From the district court's holding, entitled to, along with the capacity to record Aereo's system is practically nothing like—much less and perform back that signal, that they can say ‘materially identical' to—the [Cablevision their customers are also entitled to per the distant DVR system] to get copyright purSony Betamax case that founded a right positions, ” Cablevision said a week ago. " In contrast to to home videotaping. Broadcasters say that Aereo, Cablevision operates a licensed cable a loss in cases like this could lead to a...