It will take a decade to be decided. Appeals guaranteed. Both have deep pockets to pay for lawyers forever. The government should have already stopped this. Consumer protection is far too weak. The only reason it's going to get looked at now is because this is business vs business. No matter how it turns out we, the consumers, will get screwed as is usually the case. Anyone honestly think that Cablevision isn't going to come out with more money if they win? There would be no "business case" for them to bring the suit if that wasn't the goal. That's why TWC & DirecTV came running fast like a dog in ... As for being on-topic... why bother when the topic is pointless. As are any virtual bets.