YouTube, Google Fire Back Over Copyright Suit

Law360, New York (December 4, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- YouTube and its parent Google Inc. have struck back at the Football Association Premier League Ltd.’s putative copyright class action that alleges the video-sharing site’s drive to boost Web hits has left an inadequate system for preventing infringement in place.

In their answer Monday to the putative action’s amended complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the defendants said the Digital Millennium Copyright Act shields YouTube from copyright liability.

“Legitimate services like YouTube provide the world with free and...
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