DMCA Does Not Like This Flava: Injunction Granted Due To Insufficient Repeat Infringer Policy

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A district court in the Northern District of Illinois granted a preliminary injunction on July 27, against an online video service, finding both (1) knowledge of infringement sufficient to support contributory liability and (2) unavailability of the DMCA safe harbor defense based upon the defendant’s failure to enact and enforce a reasonable repeat infringer policy. [Read more…]