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Viacom settles $1B lawsuit filed against YouTube

Viacom said Tuesday that it signed an agreement with Google which resolves a $1 billion copyright infringement lawsuit that the media giant filed against YouTube in 2007, the year after it was acquired by Google.

Los Angeles sues Time Warner Cable for $9.7M in past-due franchise fees

Time Warner Cable owes Los Angeles $9.7 million in unpaid franchise fees, the city alleged in a lawsuit filed at U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California on Friday.

Aereo ordered to halt launch plans in Utah, Colorado

Aereo's legal team saw its first significant setback late Wednesday, after a federal judge granted a request from 21 st Century Fox for an injunction that will halt Aereo's plans to expand to Denver and Salt Lake City.

Disney, Dish reportedly close to settling Hopper lawsuit

Walt Disney Co. is close to signing a broad carriage deal with Dish Network that would include terms that would see it drop a lawsuit it filed against Dish in 2011 aimed at forcing it to disable the ad-skipping technology in Dish's Hopper DVR, Bloomberg reports.

France's Orange ordered to pay Verizon $735K over wholesale access dispute

A commercial court in France has ordered Orange to pay $735,472 to Verizon Communications for overcharging the U.S.-based telco for access to its copper network. It found that the incumbent service provider was charging 2 percent above its actual costs for wholesale copper access.

Inteliquent gets Nasdaq compliance letter, faces shareholder lawsuit

Inteliquent is facing two more setbacks as the company was informed that it is non-compliant with Nasdaq listing rules and it faces a lawsuit from an investor claiming the service provider violated a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rule.

Verizon retiree pension complaint becomes class action suit

Verizon's management retirees have gained class action status for their case against the telco's move to sell 41,000 protected pensions to The Prudential Insurance Company of America.

Broadcasters lose bid to shutter Aereo

In a decision that could allow Aereo to partner with pay TV providers, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a request from Fox, CBS, NBC and 14 other broadcasters that have been fighting for an injunction to shutter the Internet video platform.

Jury orders ESPN to pay Dish Network $4.86 million

While Dish Network won a $4.86 million from its breach-of-contract suit against ESPN, the judgment from a federal jury on Thursday was far less than the $153 million it had been seeking.

Google sues BT over patents for QoS and VoIP calling

Google on Wednesday filed a lawsuit charging that BT infringed on four of its patents, contradicting its previous stance that suing other companies over patents is an "attack on innovation."