Italy: Mediaset won two legal actions over online piracy


Italian broadcaster Mediaset said on Friday that it has won two legal actions involving online piracy against French and US portals. 


The broadcaster said in a statement that an Italian court has ordered France’s Dailymotion to pay 22 million euros ($27 million) to illegally distribute 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. 


The spokesperson said that Vivendi, which currently owns Dailymotion, said that the company will appeal the verdict.

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