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Viacom Asks Federal Court to Toss $1 Billion Cablevision Suit

Viacom is calling for a federal court to toss out Cablevision's $1 billion lawsuit alleging that the company's policy of bundling unpopular channels violates antitrust law, according to

A la Carte Wars: Cablevision Sues Viacom for Bundling

In an apparent bid to set a legal precedent, Cablevision on Tuesday announced that it has filed a lawsuit against Viacom for “bundling,” the practice by which programmers force distributors to carry low-rated channels as a condition of carrying their more popular networks.