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 Act (DMCA) where YouTube would
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 service's motion for summary
On May 12 th , Northland
Family Planning Clinic, Inc. filed a copyright action against the Center for
Bio-Ethical Reform (CBR). Northland provides reproductive healthcare
to women, including abortions. The CBR, a California non-profit, opposes
abortions. Northland alleges that the CBR's anti...