ASCAP, Disney Support Viacom Against YouTube

Law360 (May 11, 2010, 7:08 PM EDT) -- The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, Disney Enterprises Inc., Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., NBC Universal Inc. and others have thrown their support behind Viacom International Inc.'s copyright lawsuit against Google Inc. over its video uploading site, YouTube.

The group of organizations and companies — which also include Broadcast Music Inc., SESAC Inc., Association of American Publishers, the Center for the Rule of Law, the Institute for Policy Innovation, The Media Institute, Picture Archive Council of America, Professional Photographers of America, Rosetta Stone Ltd. and Zuffa LLC — on Friday filed an amicus brief on the side of Viacom in...

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