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Update: Fox Loses Latest Effort To Block Dish Network’s Hopper Ad-Zapping DVR

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    Update: Fox Loses Latest Effort To Block Dish Network’s Hopper Ad-Zapping DVR

    21st Century Fox had hoped to persuade a federal appeals court in LA to overturn a decision that allowed Dish Network to keep selling its Hopper DVR while the companies battle over Fox’ claim that it infringes on its copyrights and breaches contracts. But the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Fox didn’t show that it was likely to win its case against the Hopper, which can automatically jump past commercials on recorded broadcast network shows — undermining the value of the ads.

    Fox says that it is “disappointed in the court’s ruling, even though the bar to secure a preliminary injunction is very high.

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