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Viacom: YouTube Doesn’t Qualify For the DMCA’s Safe Harbor

Copyright December 6th, 2010

Google’s YouTube isn’t eligible for the Digital Millennium Copyright Act’s safe harbor provisions because its founders deliberately built the business on pirated content, according to media behemoth Viacom’s lawyers in an appeal of a June district court ruling against its favor. The appeal cites internal e-mail correspondence at YouTube that said that if copyrighted content […]

Viacom Hires Theodore Olsen To Appeal YouTube Decision

Copyright October 26th, 2010

Viacom has hired former Solicitor General Theodore Olson to appeal an unfavorable outcome in a billion dollar copyright infringement lawsuit that came down this June, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

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