Internet Service Provider Launches Appeal Of Copyright Verdict

Mealey's (August 24, 2016, 3:25 PM EDT) -- ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia on Aug. 23 transmitted to the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals an Aug. 19 notice of appeal by Cox Communications Inc. and CoxCom (Cox, collectively) of a December 2015 jury verdict that the Internet service providers (ISPs) committed contributory copyright infringement (BMG Rights Management [US] LLC v. Cox Communications Inc., et al., No. 14-1611, E.D. Va.).

(Transmission of notice of appeal available. Document #16-160906-019X.)

The verdict was upheld in an Aug. 9...
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