The information empires strike back
A federal judge in New York has issued a temporary restraining order against FilmOn.com, which has riled up the U.S. TV industry for a couple of months. The four broadcast networks — News Corp.’s Fox, GE’s NBC, Disney’s ABC and CBS — had asked for the order on Nov. 9.
FilmOn argues that the U.S. copyright act allows it to redistribute broadcast programming; Ivi Inc., a Seattle-based company that offers a similar service, makes the same argument.
Broadcast Networks Win Court Order Against FilmOn.com | Peter Kafka | MediaMemo | AllThingsD
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