Capitol Says Vimeo's DMCA Appeal Must Be All Or Nothing

Law360, Washington (October 17, 2013, 7:26 PM EDT) -- Capitol Records LLC on Wednesday blasted video-sharing service Vimeo's attempt to raise an immediate, limited appeal to the Second Circuit over whether pre-1972 recordings fall under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act's safe harbor for copyright infringement, telling a New York federal court Vimeo's request is “disingenuous.”

Rather than allowing Vimeo to pose its limited request for reconsideration or appeal of claims based on songs released before Feb. 15, 1972, Capitol Records, Caroline Records Inc. and Virgin Records America Inc. told U.S. District Judge Ronnie Abrams the...
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