More Updates from NDS/EchoStar Case

According to additional press reports, the federal judge presiding over the EchoStar/NDS trial has said that News Corp.-controlled NDS could lose the case if News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch doesn't testify on what he knew about the matter. The trial is focused on claims that NDS allegedly hacked EchoStar's conditional access technology and reportedly shared the information with pirates. The judge's statement joined another comment in which he criticized the lack of testimony from NDS CEO Abe Peled.

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