Law360 (March 7, 2018, 10:27 PM EST) -- YouTube escaped a suit brought by the creative minds behind zombie-killing videos who said an algorithm switch that led to declining ad revenue constituted a breach of contract, after a California federal judge found Wednesday that YouTube was explicit about its terms with the content providers.
U.S. District Judge Edward M. Chen said Zombie Go Boom LLC was wrong, in its putative class action filed in September, to assert that YouTube Inc. and parent Google Inc. breached its contract when it changed the algorithm used in AdSense, its advertising program, resulting in a decline in revenues for some.
The algorithm change,...
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