Torrent Freak reported that the largest media company in the Philippines was awarded $7million in damages and that several domains were forfeited in the process.
From the article:
In its ongoing crusade against sites said to infringe its copyrights, TV outfit ABS-CBN has just netted a couple of big wins. A pair of cases filed in a Florida district court have gone in the TV company’s favor resulting in damages awards of $7m and the forfeiture of several domains.
During 2014, ABS-CBN, the largest media and entertainment company in the Philippines, began a wave of legal action in the United States.
Seeking millions in damages, ABS-CBN’s California-based division targeted a wide range of sites said to have offered its programming without permission. The company’s latest suit, filed in November last year, listed dozens of allegedly infringing domains.
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