> Patent holding company Pragmatus is suing six MSOs--Bright House Networks, Cablevision Systems, Charter Communications, Comcast, Cox Communications and Time Warner Cable--for patent infringement. Story.
> Microsoft has filed a complaint against TiVo with the U.S. International Trade Commission. Story.
> Washington Sen. Maria Cantwell introduced new legislation to strengthen open Internet rules. Story.
> An Olympian struggle is shaping up between ESPN and NBC over who's going to cover the Olympics. Story.
> Look out, smart meters are coming to break apart the cable-telco wireline duopoly. Story.
And finally ... MetroPCS has joined Verizon in appealing the FCC's net neutrality ruling. Story.