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DirecTV backs TWC in tariff fight with CBS
- In a show of solidarity, DirecTV (DTV) has said it "applauds" Time Warner Cable (TWC) for dropping CBS (CBS) programming in New York, Los Angeles, Dallas and other markets in a dispute over fees.
- DirecTV is also "appalled" by CBS's decision to block TWC's Internet customers from downloading full episodes of shows from CBS.com in a move that affects the satellite TV company's subscribers who access the Web via TWC.