Cox Accuses Dish Of Trying To Air Its Stations For Free

Law360 (July 17, 2020, 8:12 PM EDT) -- Dish Network is trying to get away with illegally transmitting Cox Media Group's content while the pair battle out a contract dispute in Illinois federal court by wielding an unrelated restraining order in an "unprecedented fashion," according to Cox.

The "brazen" copyright violations aren't protected by the temporary restraining order handed down by a state court judge, according to the language of the TRO itself, the media conglomerate told an Illinois federal court Thursday.

The temporary restraining order maintains that it "does not prevent any defendant from asserting a right to monetary relief for copyright infringement," with the court saying it...

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