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November 7, 2012 | By Joe Flint
A Los Angeles federal judge has denied Fox's request for a preliminary injunction to stop satellite broadcaster Dish Network from offering its new commercial-skipping feature known as the AutoHop. “Dish is gratified that the Court has sided with consumer choice and control by rejecting Fox's efforts to deny our customers access to AutoHop," said R. Stanton Dodge, executive vice president and general counsel of Dish. While the injunction was not granted, Fox said it didn't come away empty-handed.
May 11, 2000 | CHUCK PHILIPS, TIMES STAFF WRITER cut off access Wednesday to all songs owned by major record labels on its controversial "" service as negotiations to settle a copyright infringement lawsuit with the music industry continue. The move follows a federal judge's ruling April 28 that the San Diego-based Web site had infringed upon the record labels' copyrights by transmitting, for free, hundreds of thousands of songs to computer users who subscribe to
March 22, 2002 | Jon Healey
Responding to intense lobbying from television, movie and music companies, an influential U.S. senator introduced a bill to require protections against copyright infringement in many new electronic devices and software. The bill by Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Ernest F. Hollings, (D-S.C.
February 3, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Lawyers for Queen Elizabeth II have threatened legal action for alleged copyright infringement against Britain's Sun newspaper, which printed her annual Christmas Day message two days early, the newspaper said. Buckingham Palace confirmed that the queen's lawyers had sent a letter to the tabloid newspaper. The Sun said the letter said court action would be taken unless the newspaper agreed to pay cash damages and costs.
November 19, 1990 | From United Press International
McCartney Brother Sues Larry Flynt: Singer Paul McCartney's brother, Michael, sued sex magazine publisher Larry Flynt's LFP Inc. and a Hollywood bookstore for alleged copyright infringement in the publication of an early photograph of the singer with fellow Beatles George Harrison and John Lennon.
February 17, 2006 | From Times Staff Reports
Prosecutors charged a Corona man with copyright infringement Thursday after he allegedly uploaded a copy of "Walk the Line" that had been mailed to a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which awards the Oscars. According to the complaint, Luis Ochoa, 25, posted a message online saying he had a copy of the Johnny Cash biopic; another computer user alerted the Motion Picture Assn.
September 28, 2005 | From Associated Press
Four music giants have entered mediation with, China's largest Internet search engine, over the recording companies' claims of copyright infringement. No agreement was reached after more than five hours of discussions that began Monday at the Beijing No. 1 Intermediate People's Court, the official China Daily newspaper said. A judge would resolve the issue if there is no resolution. Baidu's U.S. shares fell $4.78 to $72.50. Universal Music Group, EMI Group, Warner Music Group Corp.
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