A Map For Navigating DMCA's Safe Harbors

Law360, New York (September 4, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In an important decision with potential implications for the Viacom v. YouTube suit and for every Web site that hosts user-supplied content, a Magistrate Judge in the Northern District of California has granted summary judgment against a publisher of "adult" films on the ground that an "Internet Television Network" that enables the sharing of user-provided video content was protected from copyright liability by a safe harbor of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. § 512(c). (Io Group Inc. v. Veoh Networks Inc., No. C06-03926 (N.D....
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