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Viacom, Cablevision Settle Lawsuit Over iPad TV App
Posted on 12 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) Cablevision Systems Corp. and Viacom Inc., the owner of MTV and other cable TV channels, have settled a lawsuit over software that lets subscribers view Viacom channels and individual shows on demand on their iPads. Viacom had sought... Read More

Viacom Sues Cablevision Over iPad Video App
Posted on 24 Jun 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LOS ANGELES - (AP) Viacom Inc., the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and other television channels, accused cable TV distributor Cablevision Systems Corp. on Thursday of making its shows available on the iPad without permission. Viacom is seeking millions... Read More

Supreme Court Rejects Appeal Of "Must-Carry" Rule
Posted on 17 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON - (AP) The Supreme Court has declined to take up a challenge from cable television operators to the 18-year-old requirement that they carry local broadcast stations on their systems. The justices rejected an appeal Monday from Cablevision... Read More