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Judge Grants YouTube Summary Judgment On Viacom's $1 Billion Infringement Claim
Posted on 28 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 8 Dec 2010 by Stephen Fisher, Janet Kim Lin, Gail Manuguid

In June 2010, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled in favor of YouTube by dismissing Viacom's claims for copyright infringement. The court held that general knowledge was not enough to bar YouTube from protection under... Read More