YouTube IP Decision Gives 9th Circ. Pause On Veoh Ruling

Law360, New York (June 8, 2012, 9:32 PM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit, which is considering rehearing its finding that Veoh Networks Inc. is shielded from Universal Music Group Inc.'s copyright claims, asked the parties Thursday whether it should adopt the standards set by the Second Circuit in its recent YouTube ruling.

The Ninth Circuit ruled in December that the video-sharing site Veoh is protected by a safe harbor provision in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, but in a case with similar facts, the Second Circuit held in April that Google Inc.'s YouTube may not be entitled to the safe harbor.

UMG accused Veoh of infringing the copyrights on its songs...

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