Actress Sues Anti-Islam Film Producer, Google Over Copyright

Law360, New York (September 27, 2012, 6:37 PM EDT) -- An actress who appeared in a film that has touched off violent demonstrations across the Muslim world sued the movie's producer and Google Inc.'s YouTube in California federal court Wednesday, saying the online video infringes the copyright covering her performance.

Cindy Lee Garcia — who says she was tricked into acting in the controversial film by Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, the man believed to be its producer — alleged in the complaint that by posting and keeping the video clips online, the producer and YouTube have infringed...
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Case Information

Case Title

Garcia et al v. Google Inc et al

Case Number



California Central

Nature of Suit



Michael W. Fitzgerald

Date Filed

September 26, 2012


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