Calif. AG Tees Up Preemption Fight On Film Piracy

Law360, New York (June 25, 2013, 5:00 PM EDT) -- The California attorney general's office is trying a new tack in the fight against digital piracy by bringing charges against the three men behind a streaming-video website, but prosecutors will have to reach into a bag of tricks to show they belong in the business of policing copyrights, attorneys say.

The U.S. Department of Justice has made headlines in recent years shutting down wildly popular file-sharing sites like Megaupload.com and NinjaVideo.net and winning criminal convictions against the operations' principals. California has now taken the unusual step...
To view the full article, register now.

Law360 UK

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Legal News & Analysis

Financial Services Law360 UK and Insurance Law360 UK provide breaking news and in-depth analysis on U.K. and European Union regulation, enforcement, legislation, and litigation involving banks, investment firms, insurers, and more.