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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.
Veoh's assets have been sold to a media-sharing company, which is seeking to build up its audience.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
Appearing before a federal appeals court, Viacom again argues that YouTube doesn't qualify for DMCA protection because managers knew of copyright violations. Google again asks, how are we supposed to know the difference between pirated clips and those uploaded by the owner?
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.
Both sides of the lawsuit--copyright holder and service provider--can claim a partial victory, but final decisions are a long way off.