Viacom Appeals Ruling For Google In YouTube Case

Law360, New York (August 12, 2010, 11:23 AM EDT) -- Viacom International Inc. has appealed a ruling that Google Inc. is not liable for infringement of Viacom programs on YouTube to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

Viacom filed a notice of appeal Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, the court where Judge Louis Stanton granted Google summary judgment on June 23.

Judge Stanton concluded that Google is not liable for infringement under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act because YouTube has a policy of removing infringing...
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