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  1. Google Will Alert Searchers About 'Right to Be Forgotten' Link Removals

    It's unclear exactly how this will look, but the report claimed that Google might flag results similar to the way it does illegal content, such as copyright infringing material. For example, a Google search for 'Adele MP3' shows that it has removed...

  2. Google Wins Book Lawsuit: Judge Rules Digitization Service 'Fair Use'

    This case presents a fundamental challenge to copyright that merits review by a higher court. It advances the progress of the arts and sciences, while maintaining respectful consideration for the rights of authors and other creative individuals...

  3. YouTube-Viacom Copyright Lawsuit Resurrected by Appeals Court Ruling

    Court of Appeals has resurrected Viacom's $1 billion copyright infringement suit against video-sharing service YouTube. Judge Jose Cabranes reversed an earlier decision that had protected YouTube from damage claims under the safe harbour provisions...

  4. Homeland Security Seized Torrent Domain That Gave Same Results Google Still Does

    The section notice posted at the domains taken down for hosting torrents and a torrent search engine - Torrent-Finder.com goes on to state: "Willful copyright infringement is a federal crime that carries penalties for first time offenders of up to...

  5. YouTube Wins Case Against Viacom

    This means that the court has decided that YouTube is protected by the safe harbor of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) against claims of copyright infringement. Nathan Koppel of the WSJ Law Blog observes, "Given the massive amounts of...

  6. Australian Court Ruling Could Impact Search

    The full bench of the Federal Court, the country's second-highest court, has upheld a lower court ruling that Stephen Cooper, the operator of the Web site in question, as well as Comcen, the Internet service provider that hosted it, were guilty...