Vimeo claims victory in EMI legal battle

A US appeals court has ruled in favour of Vimeo in a legal battle between the online video service and EMI. The court said Vimeo was not infringing copyright law by unknowingly hosting videos that had older music contained within them. The case was hinged on the Digital Millenium Copyright Act and how it is […]

SeaChange appoints new CEO

Video technology provider SeaChange International has appointed former president of social chat service ooVoo, Jay Samit, as its new chief executive officer (CEO).  Samit, who was appointed unanimously by the SeaChange board, succeeds SeaChange’s current CEO Raghu Rau and takes up his new role effective immediately. Samit has more than 30 years of experience in the […]

YouView appoints non-exec chairman

UK connected TV platform, YouView, has appointed former ntl:Telewest, Orange and EMI executive Simon Duffy as non-executive chairman.  Duffy will immediately begin his handover from interim chairman Sir Charles Dunstone, YouView said. Dunstone, who is also chairman of YouView partner Talk Talk, took the YouView chairman role on an interim basis in March following the […]