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FilmOn X, Supporters Ask D.C. Circuit to Reverse Lower Court Decision on Compulsory License Rights
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2016

Filing briefs with the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, FilmOn X and its supporters asked the court to reverse a D.C. District Court decision to deny


EU Advocate General says ISPs cannot be forced to block illegal downloads
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • Belgium, European Union
  • 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


Senators caution FCC on elimination of network exclusivity rules
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • USA
  • October 16 2015

Five members of the U.S. Senate have cautioned FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler against proceeding with plans to eliminate the FCC's network non-duplication


Court holds FilmOn in contempt of injunction barring live TV streaming service
  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
  • 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


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


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


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.”


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.”


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


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'