Google, Viacom Strike Deal To End YouTube Copyright Row

Law360, New York (March 18, 2014, 12:57 PM EDT) -- Google Inc. on Tuesday settled a long-running copyright suit in which Viacom Inc. had accused the search engine giant of enabling the streaming of its television programs on YouTube, a case many thought could provide guidance on the Digital Millennium Copyright Act's safe harbor provisions.

The terms of the settlement were not disclosed in a brief joint statement from the companies, but a spokesperson for Viacom confirmed the deal did not involve a monetary payment by either party. The deal extinguishes seven years of litigation that had...
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Viacom International, Inc. v. Youtube, Inc.


Case Number

13-1720

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Appellate - 2nd Circuit

Nature of Suit

3820 PROPERTY RIGHTS-Copyright

Date Filed

May 3, 2013

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