9th Circ.'s Google Ruling Leaves Copyright Attys Speechless

By Bill Donahue (February 27, 2014, 10:36 PM EST) -- The Ninth Circuit's Wednesday decision to force Google Inc. to remove a controversial anti-Islam film from YouTube left copyright attorneys across the country scratching their heads, questioning how the Hollywood-minded appeals court could use copyright law to get the video removed.

Actress Cindy Lee Garcia had allegedly received credible death threats after being duped into appearing in the incendiary "Innocence of Muslims" — the same film that sparked riots in the Middle East in 2012 — and the court said it would "err on the side of life" by granting her request that it force YouTube to pull the clip....

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