Fox threatens legal action against Cablevision

Oct 26, 2010

(AP) -- Fox is threatening to sue Cablevision amid a dispute that has left the cable TV provider's 3 million subscribers without Fox programming for more than a week.

The .-owned network says customer service reps at Corp. are making false claims about Fox as they try to persuade subscribers not to jump to competing TV services.

Fox also says Cablevision has been directing its customers to websites that carry Fox shows in violation of copyright laws.

Cablevision is responding by accusing Fox of trying to distract from the blackout, which may now cut into the World Series games.

Fox has been dark for Cablevision since Oct. 16. The companies continue to argue over how much Cablevision should have to pay to carry Fox on its lineup.

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dsl5000
not rated yet Oct 27, 2010
It's always about the moolah. Truth be told, if you really really really want fox...you can get it for free.

Just use that digi box and rabbit ears :) for home use. Or have more fun at a sports bar lol (unless they are subscribed to cablevision)
bhiestand
not rated yet Oct 28, 2010
a good potential opportunity for some political science research if anyone's acted quickly enough.

I'd be curious to see the effects on favorability thermometers and similar polling in the affected areas during this period of Foxlessness.