FilmOn Asks 9th Circ. To Lift Ban On Network TV Streaming

Law360, Los Angeles (August 27, 2013, 5:41 PM ET) -- Billionaire Alki David urged the Ninth Circuit on Tuesday to lift an injunction on his FilmOn X LLC's television streaming service, saying it provides “discrete, unique” transmissions of programming to private individuals that don't infringe on the exclusive broadcasting rights of Fox, NBC and other networks.

David's attorney Ryan Baker argued the court should reverse a California federal judge who found the networks were entitled to injunctive relief because FilmOn X — known until recently as Aereokiller — violates a Copyright Act provision that bars unauthorized...
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