Apple TV Broke Starz's Back

Spangler, Todd
March 2007
Multichannel News;3/26/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 13, p4
The article reports on the lawsuit filed by Starz Entertainment aganst Disney's Buena Vista Television unit, alleging copyright infringement and breach of contract. According to the suit, under agreements the two companies signed in 1993 and 1999 and extended in 2005, Disney is prohibited from selling its films for transmission over the Internet outside Starz's exclusive license period. However , Buenavista responded that Starz misread the agreement and that the former's claim lacks merit.


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