Google wins copyright lawsuit

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  • Thursday, 24 Jun 2010

SAN FRANCISCO: A federal judge sided with Google Inc in a US$1bil (RM3.4bil) copyright lawsuit filed by media company Viacom Inc over YouTube videos, saying the service promptly removed illegal materials as required under federal law.

The ruling in the closely watched case further affirmed the protections offered to online service providers under the 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

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