UPDATE: Alki David Vows To Keep Fighting CBS As He Plans Aereo-Like Business

UPDATE, 3:35 PM: The settlement deal that Alki David signed with CBS and other broadcasters in two copyright infringement cases is “back off,” he tells me. CBS “renegged” on the agreement by releasing it in a way designed to embarrass him, he says. “If they want to do that, I’m reneging on any agreement and I’m fighting them.” He signed the settlement on July 27 because it only required him to withdraw from his copyright infringement suit against CBS — meaning that it could continue without him. Also he says he wants to do business with CBS and other broadcasters in a new enterprise similar to Aereo. But now he says that he’s “going to go all out to drag [CBS] through the court system,” charging that the broadcaster has a “culture of deceit and underhandedness.” CBS declined to respond. (more…)

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