Viacom claims that streaming through Cablevision’s Optimum App is violating the terms of their contract, which only gives the rights for distribution on cable TV systems. A Cablevision spokesperson states that the company is within its rights.
The lawsuit seeks $2 million per violation of trademark, various other damages, and the immediate removal of any streaming availability.[SOURCE] Case: Viacom International Inc et al v. Cablevision Systems Corp et al, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, No. 11-04265.
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