Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. v. WTV Systems, Inc., No. 11-CV-02817, 2011 BL 213000 (C.D. Cal. Aug. 1, 2011) The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California granted a preliminary injunction prohibiting the activities of Zediva, an online streaming "movie rental" website. The court concluded that even though Zediva subscribers may view motion pictures in non-public forums such as their own homes, defendants' actions constituted a violation of plaintiffs' public performance rights.
The Zediva Service
Likelihood of Success on the Merits
Irreparable Harm, Balance of Hardships, and the Public Interest
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