Disney, Dish Deal Could Lead To More Ad-Skip Settlements

Law360, New York (March 4, 2014, 8:34 PM EST) -- Monday's big deal between Dish Network Corp. and ABC parent The Walt Disney Co. could serve as a blueprint for other networks that have been losing the court fight over Dish's ad-skipping technology, but that doesn't mean copycat settlements are just around the corner.

All four broadcast networks have been duking it out with Dish in federal court since May 2012, when Dish rolled out the Hopper DVR with AutoHop, which automatically removes ads from content subscribers record, and Prime Time Any Time, which records preset...
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