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JUDGE SHUTS DOWN ZEDIVA MOVIE-RENTAL WEBSITE

November 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

A federal judge has issued a permanent injunction that effectively shuts down Zediva.com, an online movie-rental service that streamed one DVD at a time to individual subscribers. At the same time he ordered Zediva to pay a $1.8-million fine to the Motion Picture Association of America, which had sued the website for copyright infringement. Dan […]

NEW ONLINE RENTAL SERVICE HIT BY MPAA LAWSUIT

April 5, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The motion picture industry has acted quickly to shut down a new movie rental service called Zediva, which was launched last month. Here’s how it works: A customer pays a fee to rent a DVD player and a movie, and Zediva then plays the movie for the customer. While playing it to one customer, the […]