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SDNY grants summary judgment to YouTube in Viacom suit

By J. DeVoy

The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York has granted YouTube’s motion for summary judgment in its ongoing litigation with Viacom.  The opinion, available here, held that the video website was protected by the DMCA’s safe harbor provision against copyright infringement claims, and is protected when working with copyright holders to help defend their rights online.

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