Copyright Infringement

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Viacom, Google settle their differences, while Google reveals 'super-flagger' program

Google and Viacom have settled out of court over a contentious, $1 billion copyright infringement battle that had been going on since 2007, when Google first purchased YouTube. Settlement details were not released, but reportedly no money changed hands in the deal.

ISPs, content owners move closer to launching anti-piracy plan

Pirates, beware. Media companies and ISPs looking to put a stop--or at least significantly put a crimp into--piracy of movie and music content, this week established the infrastructure of the Center

Viacom appeals YouTube copyright ruling

Viacom is hoping to resurrect its copyright infringement lawsuit against YouTube, launching an appeal in a New York federal court that seeks to overturn a 2010 district court ruling that sided with

Ivi TV founder Todd Weaver: It's better to be right than rich, Part 2

Click here to return to Part 1 three judges review our appeal, and we are right on the law. We'd rather take our chances in the judiciary than trying to lobby against the NAB's budget in Congress and

Ivi TV founder Todd Weaver: It's better to be right than rich

Startup online cable operator ivi TV, which retransmits broadcasters signals over the Internet, is continuing its battle to overturn an injunction that temporarily--it hopes--shut them down. In a

Federal judge rules against ivi TV, effectively shuts down 'online cable operator'

A federal judge in New York has granted a preliminary injunction against ivi TV, the online service sued by a group of broadcasters and content providers for streaming television broadcast signals

Ivi TV: Looking forward to moving court case along

Start up ivi TV, which last week saw a federal court in Seattle reject a request from it for a declaratory ruling that it wasn't infringing on broadcasters' copyrights, said it's looking forward to

Startup 'online cable' firm ivi TV sued by broadcasters

Online cable start up ivi TV, as predicted, is facing a knee-deep pile of lawsuits brought by broadcasters suing to make the company stop streaming TV programming over the Internet. ABC, CBS, FOX,

Contet ID system enhancement prompts YouTube to increase upload limit to 15 minutes

YouTube has increased its upload limit to 15 minutes for all users, and is encouraging its user community to take advantage of the new time block to make their own "15 minutes of fame" video and post

YouTube, Google get win in copyright infringement suit... for now

Viacom's $1 billion lawsuit against YouTube for copyright infringement is kaput--for now. A judge Wednesday granted Google's request for a summary judgment. In dismissing the suit, YouTube, and