Dish's Streaming TV Infringes Copyrights, Fox Says

Law360, New York (February 22, 2013, 2:17 PM EST) -- Fox Broadcasting Co. on Thursday urged a California federal judge to block Dish Network LLC from retransmitting its TV programs over the Internet to Dish subscribers’ computers and mobile devices via its Hopper device, arguing Dish is breaching its licensing agreement with Fox and infringing its copyrights.

The broadcaster contends that under its agreement with Dish, the satellite television provider is allowed to transmit Fox’s broadcast signal only over Dish’s satellite TV distribution system and is expressly prohibited from retransmitting or authorizing anyone else to retransmit...
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