UMG To 9th Circ.: Veoh DMCA Ruling Kills Web Content

Law360, Los Angeles (May 6, 2011, 8:45 PM EDT) -- Universal Music Group attorneys told the Ninth Circuit on Friday that a lower court’s grant of Digital Millennium Copyright Act protection to the video sharing site run by Veoh Networks Inc. threatened to kill licensed online content providers in the cradle.

“Not only will content owners like UMG be severely prejudiced by the district court’s ruling, but lawful providers such as Apple’s iTunes, Netflix and Hulu — who strive to operate lawfully — will be placed at a competitive disadvantage against operators like Veoh who do...
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