YouTube Set For Copyright Rematch As Judge Defies 2nd Circ.

Law360, New York (April 19, 2013, 8:52 PM EDT) -- A judge's ruling Thursday that Google Inc.'s YouTube is shielded from copyright liability by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act appears to conflict with instructions he was given by the Second Circuit, attorneys say, setting the stage for another contentious appeal in the case.

Last year, the appeals court vacated U.S. District Judge Louis Stanton's earlier decision letting YouTube off the hook for copyright infringement, and ordered him to consider whether the site knew it hosted specific clips that infringed Viacom International Inc.'s copyrights and whether it had...
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