Zattoo Drops MTV, More Channels Over Legal Concerns

imageThe storm clouds are gathering for TV streamer Zattoo. After a court in May told it to block movies broadcasted via Germany’s ARD and ZDF channels following action by Universal and Warner Bros., it’s now yanked MTV’s four German channels from the service, reportedly fearing further legal action. Zattoo has stopped airing MTV Networks’ MTV, Viva, Nick and Comedy Central channels, as well as Tele 5, a German channel showing US movies.

RapidTVNews: “According to MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA) Germany, Zattoo has cancelled the carriage contract because it feared legal consequences instigated by third parties which claim that the service doesn