Internet Law Attorney Erik Syverson is a partner at Raines Feldman, LLP in Los Angeles. He represents companies and executives that have been defamed on the Internet. Erik has identified dozens of anonymous defendants, recovered monetary damages, obtained content removals and permanent injunctions on behalf of his clients. He has particular expertise with regard to CDA section 230, First Amendment anonymity rights, due process issues and various state anti-SLAPP laws.
Thursday, February 6, 2014
Aereo and the digital copyright wars
Aereo is a huge threat to the existing hierarchy of traditional content distributors (networks and cable companies). As such, it has faced a slew of heavy duty copyright litigation. In that respect, it has more than held its own. In fact, it has become so popular new users have been iced for a while. Not anymore, apparently new users in NYC will be welcome aboard the Aereo train once again.