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Court holds FilmOn in contempt of injunction barring live TV streaming service

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • August 1 2014

In a development that may signify an uphill battle for Aereo, Inc. in its quest to obtain compulsory licensing rights, a New York district court

Web users with unsecured wireless connections fingered in copyright lawsuit

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 10 2012

In a development that could impact providers of free Wi-Fi services and broadband subscribers who rely on wireless routers, Liberty Media Holdings LLC has asked a Massachusetts federal court to rule that broadband subscribers with wireless routers may be held liable for copyright violations when other persons illegally download copyrighted content through unsecured wireless network connections

Supreme Court says Aereo violates broadcaster copyrights

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2014

Television broadcasters were handed a major legal victory on Wednesday as the U.S. Supreme Court decreed by a 6-3 margin that Aereo's method of

Aereo tells Court it is entitled to compulsory copyright license

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 11 2014

Aereo, Inc. embarked upon a new legal trail on Wednesday as it advised a New York district court that it is entitled under the compulsory licensing

Broadcasters file suit against Aereo online video service

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 9 2012

The four major television networks joined with various other media groups in filing two separate lawsuits late last week that seek to block a new service that would stream broadcast television signals to customers with web-enabled devices in the New York City area

EU High Court rules against blanket filtering of illegal content on ISP networks

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • European Union
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  • December 2 2011

In a development with implications for the European Union’s (EU’s) ongoing debate concerning online copyright infringement, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) struck down a ruling, issued by Belgium’s copyright management watchdog, that ordered Tiscali, a Belgian ISP, to monitor and block peer-to-peer (P2P) files that illegally contain copyrighted musical works

Lawyers debate applicability of Cablevision decision to Aereo case

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 8 2012

During oral arguments on the broadcast networks’ request for a preliminary injunction to shut down the Aereo web streaming service, a Manhattan federal district court judge questioned the networks on the extent to which the Second Circuit’s 2008 decision in Cartoon Network v. CSC Holdings applies to the case at hand

EU Advocate General says ISPs cannot be forced to block illegal downloads

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • Belgium, European Union
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  • April 22 2011

In a development with implications for the European Commission (EC) investigation into net neutrality, European Court of Justice (ECJ) Advocate General (AG) Pedro Cruz Villalon concluded in an advisory opinion that a Belgian court order that forces Internet service providers (ISPs) to filter or block web content in the interest of preventing unauthorized downloads of copyrighted material violates the fundamental rights of Internet users

Online video distributor ordered to stop rebroadcasting network TV signals

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 25 2011

To the plaudits of the major television broadcast networks, a New York district court judge on Tuesday issued a preliminary injunction against the streaming of live broadcast television signals by online video distributor Ivi, Inc

Second Circuit clarifies the scope of safe harbor protection under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 5 2012

On April 5, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued an important decision clarifying the contours of the “safe harbor” provision of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) that limits the liability of online service providers for copyright infringement that occurs “by reason of the storage at the direction of a user of material that resides on a system or network controlled or operated by or for the service provider.”