Copyright Office Rejects 'Muslim' Film Actress, Google Says

Law360, New York (March 13, 2014, 2:57 PM EDT) -- Google Inc. asked the Ninth Circuit on Thursday to overturn last month's highly controversial panel decision ordering that a controversial anti-Islam film be removed from YouTube, revealing for the first time that the Copyright Office had flatly rejected the underlying theory of the panel's ruling.

In an unsurprising move, Google filed a request for en banc rehearing of the appeals court's Feb. 26 ruling ordering it to pull down the “Innocence of Muslims” video as part of copyright lawsuit filed by Cindy Lee Garcia, an actress...
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Cindy Garcia v. Google, Inc., et al


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12-57302

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Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3820 Copyright

Date Filed

December 20, 2012

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