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Senate Committee Passes PROTECT IP Act But Wyden Issues Quick Halt

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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.

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

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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.

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YouTube Prevails Against Viacom in Billion Dollar Lawsuit

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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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