Court Ruling A Boon To Service Providers

Law360, New York (March 30, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a decisive victory for Internet content providers like YouTube and MySpace, a federal appeals court has largely rejected online porn company Perfect 10 Inc.'s bid to prove that a service provider violated IP laws by linking to sites that improperly posted its images.

The March 29 decision from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed much of a lower court ruling that defendant CCBill LLC “reasonably implemented” a policy of noninfringement under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, which took effect in 1999...
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