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Fox Drops Interference Claims Against Netflix In Poaching Suit

Two weeks after a Los Angeles Superior Court judge ruled 20th Century Fox was entitled to injunctive relief in its long-running executive-poaching lawsuit against Netflix, Fox has agreed to drop two claims of tortious interference. – Patrick Hipes, Deadline Hollywood » https://ift.tt/2MymC9X

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Netflix Aims to Stop Fox From Holding Employees “Hostage”

Fox has taken Hollywood’s long history of using contracts to monopolize its on-screen talent and turned it into a tool for restricting the mobility of those Fox calls ‘[redacted]-employees,’ in order to inhibit new competitors like Netflix,” states the motion. “No longer content — or able — to lock in the stars, Fox seeks to lock into place for years at a time the innumerable marketing, accounting, production, and other business executives who conduct its daily business, using onerous, one-sided contract terms and baseless threats… – Eriq Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter » http://bit.ly/2HNX8W7