CCIA Weighs In On FilmOn X Copyright Litigation

BY Heather Greenfield
December 13, 2013

Washington – CCIA joined CDT, CTIA, i2Coalition and USTelecom in filing a brief late Thursday in a copyright case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit as the outcome of this case has implications for the overall Internet economy. The brief does not support either party, but instead stresses several basic principles involving public performance rights that are essential to the ongoing growth and development of cloud computing. For the full brief, click here.

CCIA Vice President Matt Schruers explains the key copyright litigation developments this week involving FilmOn X and Aereo and updates our infographic illustrating the sprawling litigation between broadcasters, FilmOnX and Aereo in his DisCo blog post today.

 

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