DirecTV Settles Fight Against TVEyes

Law360, New York (November 25, 2015, 4:30 PM EST) -- DirecTV has agreed to drop a lawsuit accusing media-monitoring service TVEyes Inc. of violating federal communications laws — a case that the web startup had claimed was merely "an end run" around previous rulings that found it was protected by the fair use doctrine.

The California federal judge overseeing the satcaster's case agreed to dismiss the case Tuesday after receiving a joint notice that the companies had reached a settlement.

Under the deal, TVEyes agreed to an injunction barring the company from using DirecTV as a source of content. No financial details about the deal were disclosed in public filings, and...

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