Topic: Auto Hop

Judge Won't Shut Down Dish's AutoHop

Fox intends to appeal decision

A U.S. District Court Judge in Los Angeles Wednesday declined to grant Fox Broadcasting's request to shut down Dish Network's AutoHop service, a DVR that allows viewers to skip commercials…

AutoHop Case Will Hop to California

California venue preferred by broadcasters

A federal judge in New York gave broadcasters their first win in the legal battle over Dish Network's AutoHop service by ruling that the case should be tried in California…

House Hearing Tackles Future of Video

All agree: Regs are outdated in age of Hulu, Netflix, YouTube

If there’s one thing everyone can agree on about today’s communications laws, it's that they’re woefully out of date. Crafted years before Netflix, Google or Apple offered video programming on…

TV Nets Sue Dish Over Auto Hop

'We had no choice,' Fox said

You could see the lawsuits coming the second Dish Network announced Auto Hop, a feature that allows viewers to skip commercials entirely when they play a program back on their…