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  • Google, Viacom settle (finally) on YouTube lawsuit

    Google and Viacom have settled a 2007 lawsuit in which Viacom originally demanded US$1 billion from Google for what it said was massive copyright infringement on YouTube.

    Written by Martyn Williams18 March 14 19:09
  • Copyright owners denied class status in YouTube suit

    A federal court in New York has denied class certification to copyright owners in an infringement lawsuit against YouTube over unauthorized hosting of content, stating that copyright claims have only superficial similarities.

    Written by John Ribeiro16 May 13 07:59
  • Former congressional staffers lobby for copyright bills

    Eight former staff members of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee are now lobbying on behalf of companies or groups supporting controversial copyright enforcement legislation in Congress, an example of the close ties often found between the political establishment and business interests.

    Written by Grant Gross15 Dec. 11 07:48
  • Time Warner asks judge to decide on iPad streaming

    Time Warner has asked a judge to rule on whether it has the right to let customers stream cable content to their iPads, a question that has lit up debate among content providers, cable companies and their customers over the past weeks.

    Written by Nancy Gohring08 April 11 07:41