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Qlipso acquires video site Veoh's assets

Veoh's assets have been sold to a media-sharing company, which is seeking to build up its audience.

By April 7, 2010


Facing 4-year prison term, Surfthechannel owner lashes out

After being sentenced to prison, Anton Vickerman takes to his Web site to condemn the British justice system, the film industry, journalists, and the jury.

By August 17, 2012


Veoh finally calls it quits: Layoffs yesterday, bankruptcy filing soon

Veoh, one of several well-funded start-ups that have tried and failed to cash in on the Web video boom, is finally calling it quits.

By February 11, 2010


TV networks say Aereo is 'indeed a retransmitter' -- and must pay

Top TV broadcasters want Aereo shut down and an expert said in court this morning that the company is less an antenna-rental service than an Internet delivery system.

By May 30, 2012


MP3tunes.com locker service files for bankruptcy (exclusive)

Legal costs piled up over four years as the music service defended itself against a copyright suit from EMI that proved to be too much, says founder Michael Robertson.

By May 10, 2012


MPAA wants more criminal cases brought against 'rogue' sites

A Paramount Pictures exec says the studios continue to make criminal referrals against cyberlocker services dedicated to enabling piracy, and he identifies the top five "rogue" sites.

By March 31, 2012


Stunned film, music sectors react to Veoh decision

There's no disputing that a federal court's decision to offer safe-harbor protection for sites such as Veoh is a blow to the entertainment industry. But will it bring change?

By September 15, 2009


Veoh wins copyright case; YouTube wins, too?

Accused by the largest music label of violating its copyright, Veoh wins court decision that says such sites are protected under Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

By September 14, 2009


Smart money followed Aereo--but is it still doomed?

The Web video play, barraged by lawsuits, appears to be a new take on an old, failed idea. So why does Barry Diller believe in the company?

By March 2, 2012


RIAA lawyer says DMCA may need overhaul

Jennifer Pariser, the lawyer who oversees RIAA litigation, says copyright owners may need to ask Congress to make changes to copyright law. The courts are interpreting DMCA in way that strips copyright owners of protections.

By November 6, 2011