Dish's Ad-Skipping DVR Must Be Banned, Fox Tells 9th Circ.

Law360, New York (December 14, 2012, 7:06 PM EST) -- Fox Broadcasting Co. asked the Ninth Circuit on Thursday to bar Dish Network Corp.'s ad-skipping digital video recording service, arguing that a lower court's ruling that the service does not cause Fox irreparable harm from copyright infringement was "unfathomable."

U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee ruled in November that copies of Fox shows made by Dish as part of its Hopper service were likely not fair use, but that Fox had failed to show it had suffered harm warranting an injunction. In its opening appeal brief, Fox...
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