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Wednesday, March 14, 2007
Viacom Sues Google for $1 Billion, Cites Copyright InfringementMe, in WinInfo:
In a widely expected move, media conglomerate Viacom on Wednesday announced that it was suing Google for $1 billion over rampant copyright infringement on Google's YouTube video site. Viacom says that Google has shown "brazen disregard" for its multiple requests to have content from such Viacom entities as "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," "South Park," and even movies like "An Inconvenient Truth" removed from YouTube.So as much as I hate to back a huge conglomerate like Viacom, they're clearly right: YouTube is making money off the backs of content owners and needs to be stopped. Obviously.
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