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Here's Why TVEyes Wasn't Fair Use

Law360 (February 27, 2018, 8:20 PM EST) -- TVEyes was often described as a video equivalent of Google Books, so why did it fail Tuesday where the tech giant’s book-scanning project famously succeeded?

Both services recorded copyrighted material en masse without authorization from a number of sources, turning it into aggregated, word-searchable databases that let users analyze and comb through material in ways they couldn’t otherwise.

In Google’s case, it turned millions of books into a tool to for web browsers to search humanity’s written output; in TVEyes’ case, it turned millions of hours...
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Case Title

Fox News Network, LLC v. TVEyes, Inc.


Case Number

15-3885

Court

Appellate - 2nd Circuit

Nature of Suit

3820 PROPERTY RIGHTS-Copyright

Date Filed

December 3, 2015


Case Title

Fox News Network, LLC v. TVEyes Inc.


Case Number

15-3886

Court

Appellate - 2nd Circuit

Nature of Suit

3820 PROPERTY RIGHTS-Copyright

Date Filed

December 3, 2015

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