French court orders Molotov to pay EUR 7 mln in damages to M6, blocks Molotov showing M6 channels

Wednesday 8 December 2021 | 17:02 CET | News
A Paris court has ruled in favour of French broadcaster M6 in a legal dispute against OTT company Molotov, soon to be acquired by FuboTV. According to the court verdict seen by AFP, Molotov will have to pay damages amounting to EUR 7 million for airing M6's free-to-air channels on its streaming platform without authorisation for more than three years. This follows failed negotiations over the renewal of Molotov's distribution contract with M6, which triggered the legal dispute and was at the centre of a previous court ruling in 2019.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: M6 / Molotov
Countries: France
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