Italy’s Mediaset wins two legal cases related to online piracy By Reuters


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MILAN (Reuters) – Italian broadcaster Mediaset (OTC 🙂 said on Friday it had won two legal cases against French and US portals related to online piracy. In a statement, the broadcaster said an Italian court had ordered the French daily Dailymotion to pay it more than 22 million euros ($ 27 million) for illegally posting 15,000 videos using Mediaset content. The court also ordered the US portal Veoh, known as Qlipso Inc at the time of the crime, to pay Mediaset more than 3.3 million euros and 60,000 euros in costs. Vivendi (OTC :), which currently owns Dailymotion, said the company would appeal the verdict, a spokesperson said. Veoh could not immediately be reached for comment. ($ 1 = 0.8215 euros)

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