Networks Aim To Block Sites From Streaming Shows Online

Law360, New York (November 9, 2012, 2:54 PM EST) -- The four major U.S. television networks asked a California federal court Thursday to prevent Barry Driller Inc. and Aereokiller LLC from streaming the networks' copyrighted programs online, saying the services would harm their ability to negotiate retransmission contracts and obtain advertising revenue.

NBCUniversal Media LLC, American Broadcasting Cos. Inc., CBS Broadcasting Inc. and Fox Broadcasting Co. Inc. filed two motions for preliminary injunctions — Fox filed a motion in its own case, which is separate from the suit brought by the other three networks — claiming...
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