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Aereo files for Chapter 11 protection

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 26 2014

Five months after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against its method of streaming live television Broadcasts online to individual subscribers, Aereo

Aereo suspends service as congressional caucus panelists debate impact of Supreme Court ruling

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • July 3 2014

Three days after it was told by the U.S. Supreme Court that its method of streaming live television programs over the Internet violates broadcasters'

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

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

Online firms warn that legitimate websites could be targeted under antipiracy bill

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • November 18 2011

On the eve of a House Judiciary Committee hearing conducted on Wednesday, representatives of Google, eBay, Twitter and other online technology firms warned lawmakers in a letter that pending online piracy legislation that would block payments to foreign websites that traffic in pirated films and other content would “expose law-abiding U.S. Internet and technology companies to new uncertain liabilities.”

Bills to bring parity to digital music royalty rates introduced in Congress

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 28 2012

Internet radio firms such as Pandora applauded the introduction of parallel bills in the House and Senate last Friday that would qualify web radio services for the same digital music royalty rates paid by cable and satellite providers

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

NAB proposes pay-to-play arrangement for radio broadcasters

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 27 2010

There were signs of a potential breakthrough in long-running negotiations between radio broadcasters and the recording industry over performance royalties, as the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) released a proposed compromise framework thatfor the first time everwould require radio broadcasters to pay recording artists for the airing of their songs

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.”

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