Archive for category: law

ESPN Sues Verizon For Breaching Contract With “Custom TV” Offering
/ April 27, 2015 11:13 am
ESPN Sues Verizon For Breaching Contract With “Custom TV” Offering

Deadline reports "You knew this was coming, right? ESPN just took Verizon to court, charging that FiOS’ new “Custom TV” offering — which gives subscribers an opportunity to buy a basic package without the sports channel — violates their carriage agreement." . Read More

Musicians Union Sues Warner Bros, MGM and Paramount Over ‘Interstellar,’ ‘Robocop’ Scores
/ April 27, 2015 10:59 am
Musicians Union Sues Warner Bros, MGM and Paramount Over ‘Interstellar,’ ‘Robocop’ Scores

Variety reports "The American Federation of Musicians has sued Warner Bros., MGM and Paramount for alleged violations of the union’s master contract for recording film scores outside the United States and Canada." . Read More

DreamWorks Animation’s Upbeat Forecasts For ‘Turbo’ Weren’t Fraud, Court Says
/ April 2, 2015 11:29 am
DreamWorks Animation’s Upbeat Forecasts For ‘Turbo’ Weren’t Fraud, Court Says

Deadline reports "An executive can tell investors a view that turns out to be wrong without committing fraud, a U.S. District Court judge ruled today in granting DreamWorks Animation’s motion to dismiss a class action shareholder suit." . Read More

Netflix Gaffe Subtweet By AT&T Angered This #Brand
/ March 10, 2015 1:38 pm
Netflix Gaffe Subtweet By AT&T Angered This #Brand

TechCrunch reports "Here’s how bad our nation’s net neutrality discussion has become: The #brands are now taking part. This is not a positive development." . Read More

WordPress wins in court over fraudulent copyright takedown notices
/ March 9, 2015 10:54 am
WordPress wins in court over fraudulent copyright takedown notices

VentureBeat reports "WordPress owner Automattic has scored a notable court victory over disingenuous copyright takedown notices, one that could set a precedent for future cases." . Read More

Netflix: We Support Title II
/ March 5, 2015 10:43 am
Netflix: We Support Title II

Broadcasting & Cable reports "Title II opponents were buzzing Wednesday over the news that Netflix, which had pushed for strong network neutrality rules, apparently did not mean Title II strong. Not so, said Netflix.". Read More

From Netflix to Vessel, why net neutrality is good for video providers
/ February 26, 2015 10:49 am
From Netflix to Vessel, why net neutrality is good for video providers

Digiday reports "Net neutrality rules from the Federal Communications Commission are as much of a win for YouTube and Netflix as they are for video startups like Vessel.". Read More

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