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Second Circuit clarifies the scope of safe harbor protection under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • 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.”


House Bill would require radio broadcasters to pay music performance royalties
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • April 17 2015

To promote equity between the online and broadcast radio industries and the fair compensation of performing artists, Reps. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) and


Aereo suspends service as congressional caucus panelists debate impact of Supreme Court ruling
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • 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'


Broadcasters ask judge to shut down Aereo service
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • August 22 2014

Asserting that Aereo's online streaming service is not entitled to a compulsory cable license, the broadcast television networks asked a New York


Supreme Court says Aereo violates broadcaster copyrights
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • 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 rules for DISH Network on copyright infringement claims
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • January 23 2015

DISH Network was handed a partial legal victory in a Los Angeles federal court as U.S. District Court Judge Dolly M. Gee rejected claims that DISH


Aereo files for Chapter 11 protection
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • 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 tells Court it is entitled to compulsory copyright license
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • 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


Copyright Office recommends phase out of distant broadcast network license
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • September 2 2011

A report issued on Monday by the U.S. Copyright Office (USCO) under the auspices of the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act of 2010 (STELA) advises Congress to phase out the statutory license that governs the retransmission of distant broadcast network signals by multichannel video program distributors (MVPDs) that include direct broadcast satellite and cable operators


Online firms warn that legitimate websites could be targeted under antipiracy bill
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • 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.”