VidAngel Says Family Film Law Is Shield In Disney’s IP Row

Law360, Los Angeles (November 14, 2016, 10:43 PM EST) -- VidAngel, a home video service that streams films with what some consumers consider to be objectionable content filtered out, argued in California federal court Monday that the Family Movie Act shields it from copyright infringement claims brought by Disney, Warner Brothers, Fox and LucasFilm.

On Monday, VidAngel General Counsel David W. Quinto told the court that contrary to the allegations from Disney Enterprises Inc. and the other studio defendants, VidAngel is not a copyright “pirate” that is stealing content by not paying licensing rights. Instead the...
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