Court orders for blocking of streaming services

Masataka Ohta mohta at
Sun May 8 13:26:38 UTC 2022

Mel Beckman wrote:

> The plaintiff’s won a default judgement, because the defendants
> didn’t show up in court. But they could not have shown up in court,
> because they were only listed as "John Does" in the lawsuit. Thus no
> defendant could have "actual knowledge" that they were sued,

As the defendants are those identified as "d/b/a, as
the owners and operators of the website, service and/or
applications (the “Website”) located at or linking to the
domain www.Israel.TV;", you are simply wrong.

 > For the court to then
 > approve sanctions against innocent non-parties to the suit is a
 > logical contradiction.


Those knowingly actively cooperating with the defendants are not
innocent at all though DMCA makes some passive cooperation

						Masataka Ohta

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