Summary Box: Viacom, Cablevision settle lawsuit

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THE SETTLEMENT: Cablevision Systems Corp. and Viacom Inc. have resolved a dispute over software that lets subscribers view Viacom channels and individual shows on demand on their iPads.

THE ARGUMENTS: Viacom says Cablevision’s app infringes on its copyrights. Cablevision says it’s an extension of a cable service that customers already pay for.

NO DETAILS: The companies said only that they’ve been able to settle a lawsuit without either side conceding its original position.