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Dish about dish the DISH Network just introduced the hopper to DVR that lets you zap past that.
When you want to -- back of -- show on ABC CBS NBC or fox.
Now from the legal battle over copyright protection for the lack of that -- following a preemptive lawsuit in New York yesterday urging a judge -- -- that the new.
At hopper DVR is legal.
And fox led the way -- BC -- CBS filing counter suits in California -- a preliminary injunction to stop.
Bob pop media analyst tuna -- -- -- to be joined now.
-- you put out we endorsed.
Speculative -- so you don't care whether they lose do you also recommend CBS if the broadcasters lose.
Well I think for different reasons.
And I think -- we've kind of -- and his battle before us so essentially this comes down to -- battle between.
You know consumer control and copyrights.
And its interest is coming at a time where technology it's really up and in the media business so I think.
More specific only what we see unfolding music case that could have very profound.
Implications on the entertainment.
The networks have about seventy billion reasons why they'll -- they don't want hopper to go forward.
Can't get a hand DC say listen we're paid to networks are the billions of dollars we think we consumers should have to decide so really this is in.
That -- friend now over the years from the kind of tussle that to college -- mass friends that typically generates and the last word on this is not gonna be written for for quite awhile we think.
But -- who -- -- the ones that actually make the contents can't they go after dish when they go back to renegotiate their deals.
Well I think great question I I think that would -- position -- is that is listen their rights that they already paying -- well retransmission.
Anything that's already.
Very significant anything that.
You know the consumer should have to decide if you remember this isn't.
That different from you know cable visions.
Contention within networks that -- all the way to the Supreme Court.
I would have to do we networking DVR.
When -- networks try to stop it in a federal court ultimately -- Supreme Court decide in.
That Cablevision had the right to do that and cable operators now are running with -- and really not network DVR.
So -- another case that is very very significant.
And keep your mind is is also -- not as -- have another parallel case.
The Barry -- -- case it's very ironic that the networks also be challenged in terms of the on the ability of above that -- radio.
Too -- local Internet signals so this is a very very.
It has been very rapidly change -- landscape that is gonna really.
Decide how the landscape evolves in next few years all right good job too slowly takes a --
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