Less than a week after Searchles TV was released, Sony's Grouper has sent Searchles a Cease & Desist letter. Grouper - a video hosting site - asserts that Searchles has violated the Federal Lanham Act and that Searchles' video player "effectively stripped away Grouperâ€™s extensive copyright protection system."
Interestingly enough, Grouper itself is being sued for copyright infringement.
But the most exciting part of the story is all the press that Searchles TV received as a result of Grouper's cease and desist letter! Check out these links: