The Motion Picture Association (MPA) and The Alliance for Creativity in Entertainment (ACE), on behalf of major Hollywood studios, Amazon and Netflix, filed a request to the U.S. District Court of the Central District of California, to issue a subpoena to the Web infrastructure company Cloudflare, asking that Cloudflare identify the operators of two pirate video Web sites, Clipwatching.com and Fembed.com. The subpoena was conveyed to Cloudflare on January 29, 2020.
Clipwatching.com was cited as an infringing linking and streaming Web site in the MPA’s submission to the US Trade Representative for inclusion in the USTR’s 2019 Special 301 Out of Cycle Review of Notorious Markets
Read the Subpoena from MPA to Cloudflare by the US District Court (Jan. 29, 2020. PDF)
Read the Letter to Cloudflare by ACE, conveying the DMCA subpoena to Cloudflare. (Jan. 29, 2020. PDF)
Read the ACE declaration of support in the case against Cloudflare (Jan. 29, 2020. PDF)
Read the Request for Subpoena against Cloudflare by the US District Court (Jan. 29, 2020. PDF)