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  1. Another Loss for Viacom in Endless YouTube Copyright Legal Battle

    The burden of showing that YouTube knew or was aware of the specific infringements of the works in suit cannot be shifted to YouTube to disprove," he wrote, adding that YouTube couldn't be expected to view every clip on its website.

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

    YouTube may have been aware of infringements prior to takedown notifications, a violation of the DMCA which would possibly nullify the protections, according to Cabranes. Court of Appeals has resurrected Viacom's $1 billion copyright infringement...

  3. SOPA Explained: Why It’s Bad for the Web & How to #StopSOPA

    Indeed, at that time, the MPAA and other major content producers including Activision, NBC Universal, Viacom, and the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) were pushing the phrase “rogue websites” as they lobbied for COICA, the...

  4. Court: Google Image Search Didn’t ‘Irreparably Harm’ Perfect 10’s Porn Business

    Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday that Perfect 10 failed to show a causal connection, however, by not providing a statement from any former subscribers and by not proving it was sound financially before the copyright infringements.

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

    USC covers civil forfeiture of property real and personal for various legal infringements. 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...

  6. Did Senator Wyden Save The Internet?

    There is - well make that was - a new internet censorship bill being considered in Washington DC - Combating Online Infringements and Counterfeits Act (COICA) - that would have allowed the Justice Department to use court orders to shut down...

  7. Copyright Law: What Search Marketers Should Know (Part 2)

    There is much material today on social media/UGC sites full of copyright infringements. Now, what if you decide to pursue your copyright infringement to the next level – taking the infringer to court, and collecting for damages?

  8. Google Adding Copyright Filters To YouTube

    The technology, that could be used to filter for copyright infringements, could be added to YouTube as early as September, it was reported. Friday during a copyright-infringement lawsuit hearing involving Viacom and Google, a Google attorney told...

  9. Google Makes Scientology Infringement Demand Public

    Accompanying the letter is a chart setting forth each of the alleged infringements, including both a description and the URL of each page. Google's Digital Millennium Copyright Act Policy http://www.google.com/dmca.html