Legal Defeat


A legal defeat for satellite TV provider DirectTV.

A federal judge in Denver has dismissed claims by the provider against a Colorado Springs man who they say possesses decoding equipment that steals satellite signals.

The judge ruled simply possessing such equipment can't expose somebody to a civil lawsuit.

Experts say the ruling could make it very difficult for the company to file piracy lawsuits in the state.

DirectTV has filed 2 hundred lawsuits in the state and 24 thousand nationwide.

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