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Dish 'Primetime Anytime' doesn't infringe on broadcasters, judge tentatively rules

A federal judge has issued a key tentative decision in favor of Dish Network in its court battle with Fox, ruling that the pay-TV operator's "Primetime Anytime" DVR feature does not infringe on the programmer's copyright.

Comcast wins $7.5M damage award in patent suit against Sprint

Comcast won a $7.5 million award against Sprintafter a jury agreed that the wireless company violated Comcast's patents for VoIP and other telecommunications technologies. FierceWireless has the complete story here.

Dish mired in marijuana debate as ex-employee's case reaches Colo. Supreme Court

Dish Network now finds itself at the center of the national debate on medical marijuana use, with a worker it fired in 2010 filing a complaint that has gone all the way to the Colorado Supreme Court.

Comcast home invasion lawsuit exposes risks for home automation, security service providers

Exposing the possible liability risks for providers of home automation and security services, Comcast is being sued by a Kirkland, Wash., family following a grisly home-invasion incident last year.

Cablevision sues Brooklyn local CWA for accusing it of racism

The battle between Cablevision and its unionized Brooklyn workers continued to escalate Wednesday, with the cable company suing the Communications Workers of America Local 1109 in New York Supreme Court.

Legal issues: Colorado Springs TWC employees sue; St. Cloud council assails Charter

A pair of MSOs are in hot water in local markets. In Colorado Springs, a federal judge ordered Time Warner Cable to submit a list of 800 current and former call center employees as part of a year-old lawsuit regarding overtime pay. In St. Cloud, Minn., the city council alleges that Charter Communications violated its franchise agreement by moving public access channels without telling the city.

AT&T accuses Cox of making 'billions' off infringed patents

AT&T is suing Cox Communications, claiming the cable operator has infringed on a wide range of patents covering technologies relating to everything from digital video recorders to IP voice service to broadband.

Dish, Ergen sued over LightSquared … again

The complicated, litigious narrative triangle between Charlie Ergen, hedge funder Phil Falcone and bankrupt wireless company LightSquared has entered the next courtroom-fueled chapter, with Falcone's Harbinger Capital suing Ergen and his Dish Network for $1.5 billion.

Aereo-emboldened Fox challenges Dish on Slingbox service

Testing the legal limits of the U.S. Supreme Court's strike-down of subscription video on demand service Aereo, Fox is now challenging Dish Network's use of nine-year-old Slingbox technology.

Aereo's Kanojia implores subscribers: 'Write your local congressman'

Making good on his company's claims that it's not done battling after a devastating Supreme Court defeat, Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia on Tuesday released a broadly addressed public letter to Aereo subscribers, urging them to vent their frustration to lawmakers.