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IPTV Supplier Omniverse Wants Hovsat to Pay its $50 Million Piracy Damages Bill

Breaking Omniverse, a now-defunct supplier of IPTV streams, is demanding a $50 million default judgment against cable operator Hovsat. The amount covers the piracy damages Omniverse owes a group of major Hollywood studios. Hovsat is responsible for this damages claim, according to the IPTV company, as it fraudulently claimed to have a proper license from […]

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Cox Asks Court to Overturn or Lower ‘Shockingly Excessive’ $1 Billion Piracy Verdict

News Internet provider Cox Communications has asked the court to overturn or lower the $1 billion piracy liability verdict a Virginia jury issued late last year. The company argues that there were fundamental flaws in the verdict. Even if the court disagrees, the ‘shockingly excessive’ damages amount should be lowered, Cox notes. Last December Internet […]

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BitTorrent Owner Accused of Profiting From Movie Piracy

News A lawsuit filed against BitTorrent owner Rainberry Inc, TRON Foundation’s Justin Sun, and one of his colleagues, is based in employment law. However, the allegations it contains could pique interest in Hollywood, with claims that movies including The Lion King were involved in a “fraudulent scheme” to “make a profit from the illegal piracy […]