Monday, March 02, 2015

Viacom Sues

The company files against an internet interloper.

... On Friday, [Viacom], the parent company of Nickelodeon, filed a lawsuit against the anonymous operators of for allegedly violating copyrights "willfully, maliciously and with wanton disregard" and for violating trademarks "by creating the false and misleading impression that Defendants’ pirated Viacom Works are produced, distributed, endorsed, sponsored, approved, or licensed."

NickReboot offers free 24/7 streaming plus a premium on-demand service with a tab of $35.99 for a year. ... In its lawsuit, Viacom not only wants damages. It is also demanding that ISPs, cloud storage providers, advertising service providers and anyone else offering material support to NickReboot be added to an injunction. ...

Right on, Viacom. You can't stand idly by and let internet pirates steal your stuff.

Now. Enjoy a copyrighted cartoon from Diz Co.


Chris Sobieniak said...

Now. Enjoy a copyrighted cartoon from Diz Co.

THank you Steve! Free cartoons are a basic human right as I say!

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