MIAMI — Philippines corporations claim a domain administrator allegedly live-streamed their creations without permission.
ABS-CBN Corp., ABS-CBN Film Productions Inc., doing business as Star Cinema, and ABS-CBN International Corp. filed a complaint Aug. 29 in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida against Aladin Cabrera, doing business as Livestreaming-online.com, also known as Befrogify.weebly.com, and Does 1-10, alleging that the domain administrator provided live streaming programs of the plaintiffs' work on his website.
According to the complaint, the plaintiffs allege that it suffered damages from having its work infringed. The plaintiffs hold Aladin Cabrera, doing business as Livestreaming-online.com, also known as Befrogify.weebly.com, and Does 1-10 responsible because the defendants allegedly offer the plaintiffs' programs through a streaming service on the website.
The plaintiffs seek an injunction against the defendants, to enjoin the defendants, transfer the subject website and any other domain used by the defendants to the plaintiffs, award the plaintiffs all profits and damages derived from the defendants' unlawful act, all damages, all legal fees and interest, and any other relief as the court deems just. They are represented by Stephen M. Gaffigan, Virgilio Gigante and Christine Ann Daley of Stephen M. Gaffigan P.A. in Ft. Lauderdale.
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida case number 0:16-cv-62062-RNS