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Friday, November 10, 2006

Google Faces Copyright Infringement Lawsuit; May Face Others

Google's recent SEC filing disclosed that it has been sued for copyright infringement, and now that it is acquiring the popular site YouTube, it may face further suits. Unwary users often upload copyrighted clips to YouTube and copyright owners are now approaching the website much more often to demand that those clips be taken down. Observers suggest that lawsuits may be filed in a flurry once Google completes its purchase of the innovative website. Read more here.

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