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TV Networks VS. Dish 'Ad Skipper': Judge Favors Dish
2012-11-08 15:10:19

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Necessary evil though it may be, TV watchers have been finding ways to miss or skip commercials for years. The invention of TiVo and the DVR helped drive this behavior along with giving viewers a way to skip commercials during recorded shows. Earlier this year, Dish Network created their own clever way of easing the burden of TV viewers by removing the commercials for them. Not long after this feature was announced, Dish was...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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