Legal Setback for DirecTV

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A U.S. District Court judge dismissed several claims in DirecTV Inc.'s suit
against NDS Group plc.

While the court dismissed fraud, breach-of-contract and other claims, it
didn't dismiss DirecTV's claim that NDS misappropriated trade secrets.

EchoStar Communications Corp. and Canal Plus SA have also sued NDS, accusing
the conditional-access provider of helping pirates to crack access