Judge Orders 'Aereokiller' to Stop Streaming Live TV
California District Court rules internet service illegally retransmits copyrighted content
By Todd Spangler, Multichannel News -- Broadcasting & Cable, 12/28/2012 1:55:09 PM
Judge George Wu, of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, issued the injunction Dec. 27 against Aereokiller, FilmOn.com and related services owned by Nigerian-born media entrepreneur Alkiviades "Alki" David. The services are being sued for copyright infringement by ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC and related parties, which had requested a preliminary injunction.
"We are pleased, but certainly not surprised, by the court's decision," Fox spokesman Scott Grogin said via email Friday.
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