VidAngel Blasts Copyright Defeat At 9th Circ.

Law360, New York (January 30, 2017, 6:19 PM EST) -- VidAngel Inc. kicked off an appeal to the Ninth Circuit on Friday of a ruling that the movie filtering service is violating the copyrights of Walt Disney and other Hollywood studios, saying the decision ran contrary to "common sense."

VidAngel claims that it legally helps users edit films to remove nudity and violence, but a federal judge ruled in December that the service likely infringes the copyrights on those flicks by doing so. The judge issued a preliminary injunction shutting the site down, leading VidAngel to appeal immediately.

In its opening brief to the Ninth Circuit on Friday, VidAngel said the...

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