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Senate Committee Passes PROTECT IP Act But Wyden Issues Quick Halt

Congress, Copyright, Intellectual Property, Senate May 27th, 2011

WASHINGTON May 27, 2011 – The Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approved the Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act, or PROTECT IP Act on Thursday, but Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) put a hold on the bill preventing it from going to the full Senate.

MPAA Interim Chief “Encouraged” By Google’s Efforts to Curb Online Piracy

Copyright December 6th, 2010

The acting chief of the Motion Picture Association of America says that he was “encouraged” by Google’s recent announcement about technical changes it is making to stifle online piracy.

YouTube Prevails Against Viacom in Billion Dollar Lawsuit

Copyright June 23rd, 2010

SAN FRANCISCO, June 23, 2010 — YouTube scored a major victory in a bitterly-fought, billion dollar copyright infringement lawsuit Wednesday brought by media giant Viacom when a federal district court judge in Manhattan said that a 1998 law shields YouTube from liability.

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