Plex is a multi-functional streaming platform that allows users to watch, organize and curate their favorite media entertainment. Plex is cracking down on people who abuse its platform for copyright-infringing purposes, but also took action internally, after ZUMA Press filed a copyright infringement lawsuit at a California federal court.
Plex is a multifunctional media software and service that allows users to easily access all of their entertainment in one place.
The company was founded in 2009 and today boasts 16 million active monthly streaming users, making Plex a serious market player.
Most people use the service for perfectly legitimate purposes. On the fringes, however, some users abuse the software to share pirate libraries publicly, a considerable thorn in the side for rightsholders.
A few weeks ago Plex announced that it would take action against abusive practices. In an apparent attempt to stop widespread copyright…