Google Forced To Remove Copyrighted Content From New Video Tool

Law360, New York (July 1, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Search engine Google Inc. was forced to remove video clips from it new video-search tool this week after users uploaded copyrighted content without the owners' permission.

Google said it removed an unspecified number of clips that could be viewed for free through the service, after users alerted the company to the issue.

Among the content that was removed were the movies “The Matrix Revolutions,” “The Matrix Reloaded,” and “Scarface,” as well as episodes of the Fox animated television shows “Family Guy” and “The Simpsons.”

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