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Google & YouTube Not Liable For Copyright Infringement
Posted on 24 Jun 2010 by Peter S. Vogel

Viacom lost its $1 billion lawsuit against Google and YouTube for alleged copyright infringement when a judge granted summary judgment. YouTube's defense was that it used the "safe harbor" protection of the Digital Millennium Copyright... Read More

Judge Grants YouTube Summary Judgment on Viacom’s $1 Billion Infringement Claim
Posted on 25 Jun 2010 by Mark Rogers

NEW YORK - (Mealey's) A "general awareness" of infringing activity on its Web site is not sufficient to find YouTube Inc. guilty of any copyright infringement claims, a New York federal judge ruled June 23, granting the online video-sharing... Read More

Court Dismisses Viacom's $1 Billion Copyright Claims Against YouTube
Posted on 6 Jul 2010 by Stephen Fisher, Janet Kim Lin, Gail Manuguid

Court reaffirms that copyright owners bear the burden of protecting their material under the DMCA "Safe Harbor" Act. On June 23, 2010 , the court for the Southern District of New York ruled in favor of YouTube by dismissing Viacom's... Read More