Calif. Judge Refuses To Push Pause On Dish’s DVR Features

Law360, San Diego (September 23, 2013, 10:40 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Monday shot down Fox Broadcasting Co.’s bid to block Dish Network Corp.’s place-shifting features on its ad-skipping digital video recording service known as the Hopper, which it says violates its copyrights.

U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee denied the preliminary injunction motion Fox filed in April against the Dish Anywhere service, which uses the Hopper with Sling technology to provide mobile streaming of programming, and against Dish’s Hopper Transfers feature, which allows subscribers to load recorded content onto iPads and watch programs...
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