Movie Studios, TV Networks Sue to Stop "On-Demand" Service

Four Hollywood studios and the three major television networks filed a copyright suit seeking to prevent Cablevision Systems Corp. from launching an "on-demand" service that aims to replace the living room digital video recorder. The suit, filed in U.S. District Court in Manhattan, says Cablevision would run afoul of copyright law with its plan to allow subscribers to store and play back TV programs through computer servers controlled by the cable TV operator.

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