Ooyala sues Brightcove claiming ‘misappropriation of trade secrets’

Video technology provider Ooyala has filed a lawsuit against rival Brightcove, alleging “deliberate and willful misappropriation of proprietary trade secrets”. The suit accuses Brightcove of using customer contact lists, confidential sales pitches and pricing, marketing plans and corporate strategies to “undermine and exploit Ooyala’s business dealings and sales efforts” throughout Latin America. Ooyala said in […]

Amazon, Netflix sued by ex-content buyer

Amazon and Netflix are being sued for US$1 million-plus by a former employee of both companies over allegations of wrongful dismissal. Jerry Kowal, who was director of content acquisitions at Netflix before joining Amazon’s Digital Video team, alleges Netflix used its position as a key Amazon customer (Netflix uses Amazon cloud storage services) to get him […]