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DILLER WINS ROUND ONE AGAINST NETWORKS

May 22, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Barry Diller has won an unexpected early-round legal victory against the major broadcast networks, as a federal judge on Monday threw out an unfair-competition complaint that they had filed against Diller’s Aereo service. The service allows subscribers to use what Aereo calls their own dedicated antenna to retransmit favorite over-the-air TV shows via the Internet […]

TRIBUNE DEAL: BORN BANKRUPT

July 27, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The examiner appointed by a Delaware bankruptcy court to evaluate claims that the sale of the Tribune Co. to a group headed by real-estate billionaire Sam Zell was conducted fraudulently appeared to be of two minds concerning the transaction as he submitted his findings in an almost 700-page report on Monday. The $8.2-billion deal consisted […]