Digital Millennium Copyright Act News

Google Again Beats Viacom in YouTube Copyright Case

A federal judge has thrown out Viacom Inc.’s lawsuit accusing Google Inc. of posting its programs on YouTube without permission, a year after a federal appeals court had revived the landmark copyright infringement case. For the second time in three …

Judge Rules News Outlets’ Use of Photo on Twitter Violated Copyright

A U.S. judge has found that two news organizations improperly used images that a photojournalist had posted to Twitter in one of the first big tests of intellectual property law involving social media. Agence France-Presse and The Washington Post infringed …

Viacom Wins Reversal in Landmark Copyright Case vs. Google’s YouTube

A U.S. appeals court has revived lawsuits by Viacom Inc., the English Premier League, and various film studios and television networks accusing Google Inc. of allowing copyrighted videos on its YouTube service without permission. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of …