Disney Enterprises, Inc. et al v. Hotfile Corp. et al

Filing 320

NOTICE by Hotfile Corp. re 318 MOTION for Partial Summary Judgment PUBLICLY FILED VERSION (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit, # 3 Exhibit, # 4 Exhibit, # 5 Exhibit, # 6 Exhibit, # 7 Exhibit, # 8 Exhibit, # 9 Exhibit, # 10 Exhibit, # 11 Exhibit, # 12 Exhibit, # 13 Exhibit, # 14 Exhibit, # 15 Exhibit, # 16 Exhibit, # 17 Errata, # 18 Exhibit, # 19 Exhibit, # 20 Exhibit, # 21 Exhibit, # 22 Exhibit)(Munn, Janet)

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EXHIBIT 13 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA CASE NO. 11-20427-WILLIAMS/TURNOFF DISNEY ENTERPRISES, INC., TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX FILM CORPORATION, UNIVERSAL CITY STUDIOS PRODUCTIONS LLLP, COLUMBIA PICTURES INDUSTRIES, INC., and WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT INC., Plaintiffs, v. HOTFILE CORP., ANTON TITOV, and DOES 1-10. Defendants. / HOTFILE CORP., Counterclaimant, v. WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT INC., Counterdefendant. / PLAINTIFFS’ RESPONSES AND OBJECTIONS TO HOTFILE’S FIRST SET OF REQUESTS FOR ADMISSION Pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 36, Plaintiffs Disney Enterprises, Inc., Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation, Universal City Studios Productions LLLP, Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc., Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., and the Motion Pictures Association of America (collectively, “Plaintiffs”) hereby provide the following Responses and Objections to Defendant Hotfile’s (“Defendant” or “Hotfile’s”) First Set of Requests for Admission (the “First RFAs”): PLAINTIFFS’ RESPONSE AND OBJECTIONS TO REQUEST NO. 2 Plaintiffs incorporate each General Objection and Specific Objection to Definitions as if set forth herein. Subject to and without waiving those objections, Plaintiffs deny the Request. REQUEST NO. 3: Separately for each file identified by THE STUDIOS in Schedule A to their response to HOTFILE’s Interrogatory No.1, admit that Hotfile was not aware of facts or circumstances from which infringing activity was apparent. See 17 U.S.C. § 512(c). PLAINTIFFS’ RESPONSE AND OBJECTIONS TO REQUEST NO. 3 Plaintiffs incorporate each General Objection and Specific Objection to Definitions as if set forth herein. Subject to and without waiving those objections, Plaintiffs deny the Request. REQUEST NO. 4: Admit that Hotfile is a “service provider” under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. PLAINTIFFS’ RESPONSE AND OBJECTIONS TO REQUEST NO. 4 Plaintiffs incorporate each General Objection and Specific Objection to Definitions as if set forth herein. Subject to and without waiving those objections, Plaintiffs deny that Hotfile is a “service provider” under 17 U.S.C. § 512(k)(1)(B). However, Plaintiffs do not and will not contend, for purposes of this litigation, that Hotfile is ineligible for the DMCA safe harbor at 17 U.S.C. § 512(c) by virtue of not being a “service provider” under 17 U.S.C. § 512(k)(1)(B). Plaintiffs further deny that Hotfile is eligible for safe harbor under 17 U.S.C. § 512(c) or any other DMCA safe harbor. REQUEST NO. 5: Admit that no later than February 19, 2011, Hotfile adopted and reasonably implemented a policy that provides for the termination in appropriate circumstances of subscribers and account holders who are repeat infringers. PLAINTIFFS’ RESPONSE AND OBJECTIONS TO REQUEST NO. 5 Plaintiffs incorporate each General Objection and Specific Objection to Definitions as if set forth herein. Subject to and without waiving those objections, Plaintiffs deny the Request. 5 Dated: January 3, 2012 By: s/ Luke C. Platzer Luke C. Platzer GRAY-ROBINSON, P.A. Karen L. Stetson (FL Bar No. 742937) 1221 Brickell Avenue Suite 1600 Miami, FL 33131 Phone: 305-416-6880 Fax: 305-416-6887 JENNER & BLOCK LLP Steven B. Fabrizio (Pro Hac Vice) Duane C. Pozza (Pro Hac Vice) Luke C. Platzer (Pro Hac Vice) 1099 New York Ave., N.W. Suite 900 Washington, DC 20001 Phone: 202-639-6000 Fax: 202-639-6066 MOTION PICTURE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA, INC. Karen R. Thorland (Pro Hac Vice) 15301 Ventura Blvd. Building E Sherman Oaks, CA 91403 Attorneys for Plaintiffs 10 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA CASE NO. 11-20427-WILLIAMS/TURNOFF DISNEY ENTERPRISES, INC., TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX FILM CORPORATION, UNIVERSAL CITY STUDIOS PRODUCTIONS LLLP, COLUMBIA PICTURES INDUSTRIES, INC., and WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT INC., Plaintiffs, v. HOTFILE CORP., ANTON TITOV, and DOES 1-10. Defendants. / HOTFILE CORP., Counterclaimant, v. WARNER BROS. ENTERTAINMENT INC., Counterdefendant. / CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I hereby certify that on this 3d Day of January, 2012, I served the foregoing Plaintiffs’ Responses and Objections to Defendant Hotfile’s First Set of Requests for Admission on all counsel of record on the attached Service List via their email address(es) as set forth on the Court’s CM/ECF filing system per the parties’ service agreement, as indicated on the attached Service List. I further certify that I am admitted pro hac vice in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida and certify that this Certificate of Service was executed on this date at Sofia, Bulgaria. /s/ Luke C. Platzer Luke C. Platzer 11 SERVICE LIST Disney Enterprises, Inc., et al. v. Hotfile Corp. et al. CASE NO. 11-CIV-20427-WILLIAMS-TURNOFF FARELLA BRAUN + MARTEL LLP Anthony P. Schoenberg tschoenberg@fbm.com Roderick M. Thompson rthompson@fbm.com N. Andrew Leibnitz aleibnitz@fbm.com Deepak Gupta dgupta@fbm.com Janel Thamkul jthamkul@fbm.com 235 Montgomery Street San Francisco, CA 94104 Phone: 415-954-4400 RASCO KLOCK Janet T. Munn jmunn@rascoklock.com 283 Catalonia Ave., Suite 200 Coral Gables, FL 33134 Phone: 305-476-7101 Fax: 305-476-7102 Attorney for Defendants Hotfile Corp. and Anton Titov Served via electronic mail by agreement Attorneys for Defendants Hotfile Corp. and Anton Titov Served via electronic mail by agreement BOSTON LAW GROUP Valentin Gurvits 825 Beacon Street, Suite 20 Newton Center, MA 02459 Phone: 617-928-1800 Fax: 617-928-1802 vgurvitz@bostonlawgroup.com Attorney for Defendants Hotfile Corp. and Anton Titov Served via electronic mail by agreement 12